The Merry Opera Company brings a fresh interpretation to Mozart’s The Magic Flute offering a new look at the work for existing opera lovers and a fresh introduction to the genre for newcomers.
Kit Hesketh-Harvey’s production plays at Diss Corn Hall on Sunday November 3 and re-creates the Flute’s sublime music and triumphant opening night in September 1791.
Loft divas and low comedians flourish, while the shadowy forces of freemasonry watch closely. Meanwhile the composer fears he is being poisoned.
The Merry Opera Company stages professional shows in modern English that breaks the framework of tradition while remaining true to the core of the original.
Hesketh-Harvey studied under John Rutter while at Clare College, Cambridge and has worked widely in television, theatre and opera. He3 was writer and singer in the musical comedy act Kit and the Widow.
Tickets available at www.disscornhall.co.uk or 01379 652241.