Friday 19th May 2017, 7:30pm
“Villainy and genius can never be compatible?“ The opera follows the apocryphal legend that Antonio Salieri poisoned his rival and fellow composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart out of jealousy over his talent. It is a close-up study of Salieri’s tormented mind, torn between admiration and envy for his fellow composer. Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov used the short story Mozart and Salieri by Alexander Pushkin as libretto, which was also the inspiration for Peter Shaffer’s famous stage play and film Amadeus. In a new English translation, staged by an award-winning team, this innovative production will captivate its audience, keeping them enthralled all the way to its very last note..
The second half of the evening will show “A Night in Vienna“. Set in the reception area of the infamous Vienna Grand Hotel, three people become entangled in a web of love, affairs and intrigues. A fast-paced journey through the night with songs from Mozart’s most loved operas Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, Cosi fan tutte and The Marriage of Figaro. Accompanied by piano and presented in a fresh interpretation with new English lyrics - Mozart as you’ve never heard it before! And remember: What happens in the Vienna Grand...
TIME ZONE THEATRE is a London-based company which produces bold and daring adaptations and reinterpretations of classic plays.
***** “Engaging singers and clever staging ...The intimate and immersive nature of the setting perfectly suits this opera” (Fringe Opera)
Presented by Time Zone Theatre
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England
Age guidance: This show is considered suitable for ages 12+
Running time: 2 hours 5 mins
|Friday 19 May 2017||7:30pm||Adult (£16) Conc (£12) Child (£10)||Book Now|
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