Die Zauberflöte - Royal Opera House Covent Garden (2015) - Die Zauberflöte - Royal Opera House Covent Garden (2015)

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Mozart wrote Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) for a suburban theatre in Vienna, the Theater auf der Wieden, and drew on the magical spectacle and earthy comedy of popular Viennese theatre. As well as being a comedy, Die Zauberflöte is an expression of Mozart’s profound spiritual beliefs. Enlightenment concerns with the search for wisdom and virtue are at the heart of this enchanting tale. Die Zauberflöte was an instant success with audiences and Mozart’s supposed rival Salieri described it as an ‘operone’ – a great opera.

David McVicar’s classic production embraces both the seriousness and comedy of Mozart’s work. The audience is transported to a fantastical world of dancing animals, flying machines and dazzlingly starry skies. The setting provides a wonderful backdrop for Mozart’s kaleidoscopic score, from the Queen of the Night’s coloratura fireworks to Tamino and Pamina’s lyrical love duets and Papageno’s hearty, folksong-like arias.

More information is available on the operahouse's official website.

Schedule

February 23, 2015 19:00:00

February 26, 2015 19:00:00

February 28, 2015 19:00:00

March 02, 2015 19:00:00

March 04, 2015 19:00:00

March 06, 2015 19:00:00

March 07, 2015 19:00:00

March 09, 2015 19:00:00

March 11, 2015 19:00:00

Casting

David McVicar

Cornelius Meister

Georg Zeppenfeld

Toby Spence

Pavol Breslik

Robert Lloyd

Benjamin Bevan

Anna Siminska

Janai Brugger

Christiane Karg

Markus Werba

Lauren Fagan

Rhian Lois

Colin Judson

Samuel Sakker

James Platt

Sinéad Mulhern

Nadezhda Karyazina

Claudia Huckle

Harry Nicoll

Donald Maxwell

Work's characters list

Director

Conductor

Sarastro

Tamino

Tamino

Sprecher

Sprecher

Die Königin der Nacht

Pamina

Pamina

Papageno

Papagena

Papagena

Monostatos

Erster Geharnischter

Zweiter Geharnischter

Erste Dame

Zweite Dame

Dritte Dame

Erster Priester

Zweiter Priester

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