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The Magic Flute – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder translation Kit Hesketh-Harvey Conductor: Tobias Ringborg Director: Sir Thomas Allen Designer: Simon Higlett Lighting: Mark Jonathan Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Set in a steampunk landscape inspired by H.G. Wells and Jules Verne: a wicked queen, a handsome prince, a damsel in distress, high priests, a comedy side-kick, magical instruments, a serpent and some sorcerers ...

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The Okavango Macbeth – Merchant’s Hall, Edinburgh

Music: Tom Cunningham Libretto: Alexander McCall Smith Director:Nicholas Ellenbogen Musical Director: Stuart Hope Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4.5] New Opera doesn’t get any better than Cunningham and McCall Smith’s The Okavango Macbeth, instantly accessible, incredibly melodic and performed by the Edinburgh Studio Opera with relish and commitment. Having originally premiered and written for a production in Botswana, this is the fourth ...

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