GIUSEPPE PENNISI reports on the opening night
of 'Die Zauberflöte' in Rome
London's Royal Opera House (ROH) is having a magic moment in Italy. After the success of its co-production of Strauss' Die Frau ohne Schatten at La Scala in Milan [read: A Tremendous Production], the ROH production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte has had six 'sold out' performances in Rome's Teatro dell'Opera. The house would have been full in additional performances but scheduling and technology prevented more extended programming. I attended the opening night on 27 March 2012 -- just the last night of Die Frau in Milan...
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