Classical Notes: Spirit of the Seraglio survives as Mozart goes virtual with INO
One of Mozart’s most celebrated operas is being turned into an eight-episode miniseries by Irish National Opera
It’s amazing, the things that can be achieved in socially distanced lockdown mode. There is definitely a big space opening up for virtual entertainment as soon as we break free from the dreadful pandemic.
Last week’s RTÉ Comic Relief was a mighty example, and now comes what Irish National Opera describes as “an eight-episode opera miniseries” on one of Mozart’s most celebrated works, The Abduction from the Seraglio. It takes place over the...
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