THE MAGIC FLUTE. Symbolic elements of its overture: a particular vision

Next Friday, April 1 at 8:00 p.m., the conference given by the Malaga conductor Juan Paulo Gómez will take place at the Las Lagunas Theater in Mijas (Costa) with the title “THE MAGIC FLAUTA. “Symbolic elements of its overture: a particular vision.” This conference is among the events planned for the II Conference on Freemasonry that will take place in this town.

The conference will focus especially on the symbology related to the rhythmic designs that appear in this overture, which are identified with what in Masonic language is called "Battery", that is, a set of mallet blows or claps characteristic of a degree. masonic. However, the vision that will be proposed will be quite contrasting with that usually proposed in the studies that have been carried out on the matter, using an approach based on the “Uses and Customs” established by Freemasonry at the time in which it was founded. composed this musical work.

Juan Paulo Gómez is musical and artistic director of Partiture Philharmonic Orchestra and professor of the Orchestra Conducting Chair at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga.
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