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ROH: The Magic Flute (Mozart)

September 20 @ 19:15pm - 22:25pm

£8 - £13

For the Magic Flute

Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House

JULIA JONES CONDUCTS THE ROYAL OPERA’S SPELLBINDING PRODUCTION
OF MOZART’S THE MAGIC FLUTE WITH A WONDERFUL CAST
INCLUDING RODERICK WILLIAMS AS PAPAGENO

Satellite Screening

Mozart’s glorious opera The Magic Flute is brought enchantingly to life in David McVicar’s production with beautiful sets
by John Macfarlane.
Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter Sarastro. He begins his quest, accompanied by the bird-catcher Papageno – but all is not as it seems…
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.
As well as being a comedy The Magic Flute 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. The Magic Flute was an instant success with audiences and Mozart’s supposed rival Salieri described it as an ‘operone’ – a great opera.

3h10m

Sung in German

Details

Date:
September 20
Time:
19:15pm - 22:25pm
Cost:
£8 - £13
Event Category:

Venue

SpArC Theatre
Phone:
01588 630321 / 638038

Organiser

Liz Still