The Magic Flute Opera

 

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The Magic Flute has delighted audiences of all ages for centuries. Julie Taymor's dazzling English-language production brings one of Mozart s greatest works to life as never before. James Levine leads a cast that includes Ying Huang as Pamina in her Met debut, Nathan Gunn, Matthew Polenzani, Erika Miklosa and Rene Papa. #1 FINAL CURTAIN: “The Magic Flute” was the last opera Mozart composed. It premiered on 30th September 1791 – roughly three months before he died at the age of 35. Mozart himself conducted the orchestra, while the librettist, Emanuel Schikaneder, sang the role of Papageno.

  1. One of the greatest operas ever written, Mozart ’s timeless classic concerns the search for truth and reason, love and enlightenment. It follows the adventures of Prince Tamino and the bird-catcher Papageno on their quest to rescue Pamina.
  2. Tamino is instantly enraptured. The queen herself asks Tamino to rescue her daughter, promising him Pamina if he succeeds. The ladies unlock Papageno’s mouth and order him to be Tamino’s travel companion. They give Tamino a magic flute and Papageno magic bells, and inform them that three genii will guide them to Sarastro’s realm.
  3. The Magic Flute -5- PROPS Bow, three silver arrows, net, birdcage, small harp, golden padlock, 'talking' Pamina painting, flute, bag of water, rock, hand mirror, book, 2 blindfolds and a dagger. SETS The simple sets can be created by using different levels for different places in the story. Use painted drops to create the.
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The Magic Flute Opera

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