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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Mozart’s opera at the Florentine

The Magic Flute concerns a remarkably innocent little instrument that charms all who listen to it. Its magic leads Tamino through a labyrinth of three trials to determine whether his virtue and purity are worthy to win the hand of his beloved Pamina and to join the secret brotherhood worshipping at the Temple of Nature, Wisdom and Reason under the guardianship of Sarastro, who holds Pamina captive, wishing to release her from the influence of darkness and superstition embodied by her mother, the Queen...
Friday, Feb. 15, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 7:30 PM

The Florentine Opera Company continues its production of Salome tonight with a 7:30 production in the Marcus Center. Based on the Oscar Wilde play about the New Testament seductress, this Richard Strauss opera contains a controversial scene in which Salome, after demanding John the Baptist's death, has sex with his . . .