'The Magic Flute' from Berlin's Komische Oper,
reviewed by MARIA NOCKIN
Los Angeles has a new production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute. Brought here from the Komische Oper in Berlin where it premiered last year, the production is a multimedia rendition in the style of the British theater group 1927. The concept by Suzanne Andrade, Paul Barritt, and Barrie Kosky combines opera with 1927's silent movie technique to produce a 'film noir' ambience. Throughout the evening [seen 23 November 2013] singers interacted with the hand-drawn animation projected onto the screen to evoke the style of silent film...
Copyright © 27 November 2013