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 supertitles. Running time: approx 3hrsPerformers Nicky Spence (Tamino), Laura Mitchell (Pamina), Richard Burkhard (Papageno), Ruth Jenkins (Papagena), Mari Moriya (The Queen of the Night), Suzanne Shakespeare (The Queen of the Night - Oct 23/Nov 20), Peter Van Hulle (Monostatos), Jonathan Best (Sarastro), Nicholas Lester (The Speaker), Claire Watkins (First Lady), Rachel Hynes (Second Lady), Louise Collett (Third Lady).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Schikaneder. Company Scottish Opera. Conductor Ekhart Wycik. Conductor Derek Clark (Nov 1/3). Director Thomas Allen (Sir). Design Simon Higlett. Director Kally Lloyd-Jones (movement). Lighting Mark Jonathan. Translation Kit Hesketh-Harvey.