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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 New Production. The production will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Sung in German with English surtitles. Running time 3 hours. July 1st - BP Opera in the Piazza Live relay from the Royal Opera House.Performers Will Hartmann (Tamino Jan/Feb), Paul Groves (Tamino Jun/Jul), Dorothea Roschmann (Pamina), Camilla Tilling (Pamina - some dates), Sally Matthews (Pamina - some dates), Diana Damrau (Queen of Night - some dates), Elena Mosuc (Queen of Night - some dates), Simon Keenlyside (Pagageno Jan/Feb), Roman Trekel (Papageno Jun/Jul), Ailish Tynan (Pagagena), Franz-Josef Selig (Sarastro - some dates), Alfred Reiter (Sarastro - some dates), Adrian Thompson (Monostatos - some dates), Ryland Davis (Monostatos - some dates), Gillian Webster (Frist Lady - some dates), Susannah Glanville (Monostatos - some dates), Christine Rice (Second Lady - some dates), Clarissa Meek (Second Lady - some dates), Yvonne Howard (Third Lady - some dates), Elizabeth Sikora (Third Lady - some dates), Thomas Allen (Speaker of the Temple - some dates), Darren Jeffery (Speaker of the Temple - some dates), Terje Stensvold (Speaker of the Temple Jun/Jul).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Schikaneder. Company Royal Opera. Director David McVicar. Design John Macfarlane. Lighting Paule Constable. Choreographer Leah Hausmann. Conductor Colin Davis (Jan/Feb). Conductor Philippe Jordan (Jun/Jul).
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