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 Running time 2 hours 55 minutes.Performers Toby Spence (Tamino - Sep 19/21/24/28/30/ Oct 6), Andrew Shore (Papageno Sep 19/21/24/28/30/ Oct 6), Janice Watson (Pamina - Sep 19/21/24/28/30/ Oct 6), Sarah-Jane Davies (Oct 8/12/14/17/21), William Dazeley (Oct 8/14/17/21), Elizabeth Watts (Papagena), Clive Bayley (Sarastro), Helen Williams (The Queen of Night), Karren Jeffery (Speaker), John Graham-Hall (Monostatos - Sep 19/21/24/28/30/ Oct 6), Alasdair Elliott (Oct 8/12/14/17/21), Lee Bisset (First Lady), Clarissa Meek (Second Lady), Yvonne Howard (Third Lady), Colin Judson (First Priest/First Armed Man), Christopher Ross (Second Priest/Second Armed Man).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Schikaneder. Corporate Sponsor Sky. Corporate Sponsor Artsworld. Company English National Opera. Director Nicholas Hytner (original director). Director Ian Rutherford (revival director). Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Nick Chelton. Translation Jeremy Sams. Conductor David Stern (Sep 19/21/24/28/30/ Oct 6). Conductor Michael Rosewell (Oct 8/12/14/17/21).