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The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

  • Thu 30 May & Sat 1 Jun 2019

  • His Majesty's Theatre

  • 7:15pm

  • £59.50 - £20.00

  • Opera

Revival of the 2012 production.

Sung in English with English supertitles.

Sir Thomas Allen returns to Scottish Opera to revive his five-star production of Mozart's most inventive opera.  Set in a spectacular world inspired by the Victorian futurism of HG Wells and Jules Verne, this entralling Magic Flute perfectly balances the opera's buguiling mix of comedy, fantasy and pantomime with a profound story of the search for wisdom, love and truth.

A handsome prince, a damsel in the distress, sorcerers, priests and a bumbling bird catcher - all are given life in Mozart's sublime blend of lyrical love duets, folk-like ditties and the explosive coloratura of the Queen of the Night arias. The international cast includes Peter Gijsbertsen (La traviata 2017); Gemma Summerfield, First Prize winner at the 2015 Kathleen Ferrier Awards; name to watch Julia Sitkovetsky; and Richard Buckhard, who returns to Papageno, the laugh-out-loud role he created in 2012. Scottish Opera favourite Tobias Ringborg (The Marriage of Figaro 2016) conducts.

  • Thu 30 May 2019 7:15 PM £59.50/£54.00/£44.50/£38.00/£36.00/£20.00
  • Sat 1 Jun 2019 7:15 PM £59.50/£54.00/£44.50/£38.00/£36.00/£20.00

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