The Magic Flute review - the Guardian.

The magic flute eno review

Following his success with The Encounter at the Barbican, Simon McBurney’s five-star production of The Magic Flute returns to ENO, concerning the search for truth and reason, love and enlightenment. Mozart’s timeless classic follows the adventures of Prince Tamino and the bird-catcher Papageno on their quest to rescue Pamina. To assist their mission, they are given musical instruments.

The magic flute eno review

ENO: The Magic Flute. A malicious serpent. An evil sorcerer who is holding a beautiful princess captive. A dark queen with manipulative motives. And three testing trials of his courage and virtue. What else must Prince Tamino overcome in his quest for love, light and wisdom? The Magic Flute is one of the greatest and most popular operas ever written. This is a wonderfully theatrical and.

The magic flute eno review

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The magic flute eno review

First and foremost, English National Opera’s new production of The Magic Flute is an extra-ordinary theatrical event. Regular theatre goers might already have seen at least some of the technical devices employed here but the theatricality of the musical concept is likely to be unique to this production.

The magic flute eno review

This was the first new ENO production of The Magic Flute for around 25 years, and replaced Nicholas Hytner’s much-loved, if rather traditio nal take. My review of the opening of McBurney’s version included “In contrast to the previous production, this Magic Flute is dark, mysterious and more than a little weird. A flood of ideas drenched the stage, aided by a commentator sitting in a box.

The magic flute eno review

The Magic Flute, Coliseum, review: McBurney returns even more brilliant than before The pervasive references to Shakespeare’s Tempest are entirely justified by the way this drama plays out.

The magic flute eno review

ENO’s new production of The Magic Flute feels like a surprisingly contemporary and immersive experience. Throwing a whole host of operatic conventions out of the window, here the performers.

The magic flute eno review

Julia Bauer’s coloratura brings life to the manipulative Queen of the Night and Principal Guest at the BBC Philharmonic, conductor Ben Gernon makes his ENO debut. The Magic Flute tickets are now available, book your tickets now for the best seats at the best prices. Don't miss this incredible production or the rest of the ENO season.

The magic flute eno review

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The magic flute eno review

Whether crisis becomes catastrophe remains to be seen, but there couldn’t be a more emphatic portent of success, a better-timed metaphor, than this Magic Flute. Frankly a bit of a dud on its first outing back in 2013, it has been transformed by ENO’s new music director Mark Wigglesworth into something rich and deliciously strange.

The magic flute eno review

Jayden Tejuso, Fabian Tindale Geere and Louis Lodder as the Three Spirits in The Magic Flute (ENO) How can a ho-hum show morph into something close to a five-star special? Essentially this is the same production of Mozart's Singspiel that opened two-and-a-bit years ago; but this time, believe me, it rocks.