One week, many operas: L’Étoile, The Magic Flute,…

[caption id="attachment_8568" align="aligncenter" width="640"] LEtoile at the Royal Opera House[/caption] Five operas in a space of seven days may seem like a tall order but somehow I managed to do all of them. The range…

The Magic Flute: Review English National Opera Coliseum,…

 Director: Simon McBurney (Written 2014/02/20) Last night at the ENO’s Coliseum theatre, the staging was unconventional where an elevated orchestra was raised from the pit. The protagonist, Tamino (Ben Johnson,) walks up to the flautist, Katie Bedford, while…