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 German with English surtitles. Approx. running time 3 hoursPerformers Christoph Strehl ( Tamino Jan 28/31 Feb 2/5/8/23mat/26 Mar08 1), Pavol Breslik (Tamino Feb 7/13/22/27), Genia Kuhmeier (Pamina - Jan 28/31 Feb 2/5/8/23mat/26 Mar 1), Kate Royal (Pamina - Feb 7/13/22/27), Erika Miklosa (Queen of the Night - Jan 28/31 Feb 2/5/8/23mat/26/Mar 1), Anna Kristiina Kaappola (Queen of the Night - Feb 7/13/22/27), Stephen Milling (Sarastro - Jan 28/31/ Feb 2/5/22/23/mat/26/27), Hans-Peter Koening (Sarastro - Feb 7/8/13 Mar 1), Simon Keenlyside (Papageno - Jan 28/31 Feb08 2/5/8/22/23mat), Christopher Maltman (Papageno - Feb 7/13/26/27 Mar08 1), Kishani Jayasinghe (Papagena), John Graham-Hall (Monostatos - Jan 28/31/ Feb 2/5/8/23mat/26/ Mar 1), Adrian Thompson (Monostatos - Feb 7/13/22/27), Anna Leese (First Lady - Jan 28/31 Feb 2/5/8/23/26 Mar08 1), Anita Watson (First Lady - Feb 7/13/22/27), Liora Grodnikaite (Second Lady - Jan 28/31 Feb 2/5/8/23/26 Mar 1), Monika-Evelin Liiv (Second Lady - Feb 7/13/22/27), Gaynor Keeble (Third Lady - Jan 28/31 Feb 2/5/8/23/26 Mar 1), Elizabeth Sikora (Third Lady - Feb 7/13/22/27), Thomas Allen (Speaker of the Temple - Jan 28/31 Feb 2/5/8/23/26 Mar 1), Rober Lloyd (Speaker of the Temple - Feb 7/13/22/27), Harry Nicoll (First Priest), Donald Maxwell (Second Priest), Vuyani Mlinde (Second Man in Armour).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Schikaneder. Corporate Sponsor Xstrata. Producer Royal Opera. Conductor Roland Boer (Jan 28/31 Feb 2/5/7/8/13/22/23mat). Conductor David Syrus (Feb 26/27 Mar 1). Director David McVicar (original production). Director Lee Blakeley (revival director). Design John MacFarlane. Lighting Paule Constable. Choreographer Leah Hausan.