The Salt Lake Tribune – Utah Opera helps visually impaired patrons feel the costumes, props and words of ‘The Magic Flute’

Visually impaired music lovers and their companions got to experience the opera this week at a special dress-rehearsal event of Utah Opera’s production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.”

Guests on Wednesday got a chance before the show to feel props and fabric samples from the production’s costumes and learn about the set design. Translations of the opera’s supertitles in Braille and large-print copies of the opera’s synopsis were available — as were headsets through which guests could hear a translator give a play-by-play description of the action on stage.

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