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 Siobhan Stagg (Pamina - some dates), Janai Brugger (Pamina - some dates), Mauro Peter (Tamino), Tuomas Katajala (Tamino), Roderick Williams (Papageno), Florian Sempey (Papageno), Mika Kares (Sarastro - some dates), In Sung Sim (Sarastro - some dates), Sabine Devieilhe (Queen of the Night), Christina Poulitsi (Queen of the Night), Rebecca Evans (First Lady), Jennifer Davis (First Lady), Angela Simkin (Second Lady), Susan Platts (Third Lady), Gaynor Keeble (Third Lady), Peter Bronder (Monostatos), Peter Hoare (Monostatos), Christina Gansch (Papagena), Haegee Lee (Papagena), Sebastian Holecek (Speaker of the Temple), Darren Jeffery (Speaker of the Temple).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Schikaneder. Producer Royal Opera House. Director David McVicar. Conductor Juia Jones (some dates). Conductor Richard Hetherington (some dates).