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 Peter Gijsbertsen (Tamino), William Morgan (Tamino - May14/18 Jun 13/15), Gemma Summerfield (Pamina), Richard Burkhard (Papageno), James Cleverton (Papageno Jun 20/22/27/29), Julia Sitkovetsky (The Queen of the Night), James Creswell (Sarastro), Dingle Yandell (Sarastro Jun 1/5/20/22/27/29), Adrian Thompson (Monostatos), Sofia Troncoso (Papagena), Jeni Bern (First Lady), Bethan Langford (Second Lady), Sioned Gwen Davis (Third Lady), Dingle Yandell (The Speaker), Frank Church (Jun 20/22/27/29).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Schikaneder. Company Scottish Opera. Director Thomas Allen (Sir). Conductor Tobias Ringborg. Conductor Derek Clark (Jun 13/15). Design Simon Higlett. Lighting Mark Jonathan. Director Kally Lloyd-Jones (movement director). Translation Kit Hesketh-Harvey.