Bizarre and spellbinding. The Magic Flute features two love stories, a serpent, a Queen, a High Priest and a comedian, whose intrigues unfold to the beauty of Mozart's most popular opera score and Schikaneder's witty dialogue Sung in English, with English surtitles.Performers Ben Johnson (Tamino), Jennifer Davis (First Lady), Kezia Bienek (Second Lady), Emma Carrington (Third Lady), Mark Stone (Papageno - Ex Feb17/Apr 6), Gareth Brynmor John (Papageno), Anna Siminska (Queen of the Night - Cardiff/Birmingham), Samantha Hay (Queen of the Night - Ex Cardiff/Birmingham), Howard Kirk (Monostatos), Anita Watson (Pamina), Simon Crosby Buttle (A Priest), James Platt (Sarastro - Ex Mar 7/9), Jihoon Kim (Sarastro), Phillip Rhodes (Speaker), Joe Roche (First Armed Man), Laurence Cole (Second Armed Man), Claire Hampton (Papagena), Alex Parry (Actor), Christopher Sawalha (Actor).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Schikaneder. Company Welsh National Opera. Conductor Damian Iorio (Ex Mar 7/9). Conductor Thomas Blunt (Mar 7/9). Director Dominic Cooke. Director Caroline Chaney (Revival Director). Director Sarah Crisp (Staff Director). Design Julian Crouch. Director Sue Lefton (Original Movement Director). Costume Kevin Pollard. Lighting Chris Davey.