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 dialoguePerformers Vuvu Mpofu (Pamina - Leeds/Salford), Ellie Laugharne (Pamina - Newcastle/Nottingham), Kang Wang (Tamino), Samantha Hay (Queen of the Night), John Savournin (Sarastro), Gavan Ring (Papageno), Amy Freston (Papagena), John Findon (Monostatos).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Schikaneder. Company Opera North. Conductor Robert Howarth. Director James Brining. Design Colin Richmond. Costume Colin Richmond. Lighting Chris Davey. Choreographer Tim Claydon.