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Croydonites Festival 2018 review: Pop-Up Opera at St Andrew’s church

Posted on May 24th, by Ivonne Fernandes-Bonnar in Culture. No Comments

Mozart and popular culture unite with flair in St Andrew’s church

‘Singspiel’ is a beautiful German word which translates simply as ‘a light opera with spoken dialogue’. This Mozart operatic double bill was just as charming as the word promises.

It consisted of Der Schauspieldirektor (which translates as ‘the impresario’) and Bastien und Bastienne. Modernising eighteenth-century opera is not an easy undertaking, as there may be … Read More »