Daily Archives: June 9, 2018

Garsington Opera's Die Zauberflöte imaginative re-think on Mozart's Enlightenment

The topiary on stage is seen against a backdrop of a white mansion inscribed with masonic signs.   A man undergoing electro-convulsive water therapy in a bath tub gets entangled by writhing hosepipes when the machine goes into overdrive – a variation on Mozart’s opening scene where the hero Tamino is pursued by a serpent. Netia Jones’s imaginative re-think on Mozart’s ...

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