New Production The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Language - Performed in German with projected English translations
- Running Time - 3 hours 20 minutes including 1 intermission
Who can fail to be delighted and moved by the triumph of love and goodness in The Magic Flute? Join us for this operatic fairytale as Prince Tamino strives for the hand of Pamina, accompanied by his lovable sidekick Papageno. You’ll meet the evil Queen of the Night — with her stratospheric high notes and show-stopping arias — and the virtuous high priest Sarastro in a story that encompasses both the real and the fantastical. Revel in this combination of heartwarming comedy and true heroism, and the unparalleled genius and beauty of Mozart’s music. A wonderful introduction to opera for all ages.
The Magic Flute
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Recording by EMI – Moser, Moll, Berry, Miljakovic, cond. Sawallisch. Courtesy Warner Classics.
"Der Hölle Rache"
“Klinget, Glöckchen, klinget…Pa, pa, pa”
The Magic Flute Synopsis
The Queen of the Night’s enemy, the high priest Sarastro, has abducted her daughter, Pamina. The Queen promises Prince Tamino that, if he can rescue Pamina, the girl will be his. He is accompanied on his quest by the Queen’s birdcatcher, Papageno. Tamino finds Pamina, but in order to win her, he must endure difficult trials created by the brotherhood over which Sarastro rules. Tamino’s traveling companion, the birdcatcher Papageno, must endure trials as well, in order to win Papagena.
SETTING: A backyard near you.
Go inside this production of The Magic Flute with engaging articles, notes from the director, a complete plot synopsis, artist bios, and more.
Meet The Artists
Tamino (Dec. 10 – Jan 8)
Tamino (Jan. 12 – 27)
Queen of the Night
THE NEGAUNEE FOUNDATION
RANDY L. AND MELVIN R. BERLIN
ROBERTA L. AND ROBERT J. WASHLOW