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Masonism in Mozart’s The Magic Flute

On the 30th of September 1791, the opera The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart made its debut at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna. The piece was finished three months before the composer died of suspected rheumatoid fever at the young age of 35. 333 more words


REVIEW: Samorost 3

Samorost 3 is a beautiful adventure point & click game developed by Amanita Design, also known for their game Machinarium.
If this review is too long for you, I suggest you to only read the first paragraph about the game’s content and the final verdict at the end. 893 more words


Jungle drums beating true: Mozart's Magic Flute at Iford

Director John Savournin has created a lively, accessible and stripped-down Flute for magical Wiltshire garden opera venue Iford which gives the lovers Tamino and Pamina a clear choice between the superstitious tribal culture of the Queen of the Night, and the humanist ethos of Enlightenment philosophy pioneered by the philosopher-sorcerer Sarastro.  57 more words


The Magic Flute (Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer)

The Royal Festival Hall hosted a one-night stop on the current international tour of ‘The Magic Flute’, performed in German with dialogue in English.  Ivan Fischer conducted the Budapest Festival Orchestra with flair, and it was good to see them all obviously enjoying making the most of Mozart’s dazzling score. 197 more words

Royal Festival Hall

The Magic Flute

See the birds of the sky, that they don’t sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns. Your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you of much more value than they?

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FEATURE: The Bregenz Opera Festival - The most stunning set designs

The Seebühne, a massive floating stage on Lake Constance, is the centerpiece of the annual Bregenz Festival in Austria. The stage hosts elaborate opera productions that are famous for their eye-popping set designs for audiences of up to 7000. 87 more words