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Work: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

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ComposerMozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
PeriodClassical
Year1791
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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BerlinDie Zauberflöte

© Bettina Stöß
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Ido Arad; Günter Krämer; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Nikolas Nägele; TBC; Andreas Reinhardt

BudapestThe Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
György Vashegyi; Miklós Szinetár; Hungarian State Opera; Péter Horgas; Rita Velich; Orsolya Sáfár; Gabriella Fodor

LeipzigThe Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Christoph Gedschold; Oper Leipzig; Yadegar Asisi; Claudia Rühle; Magdalena Hinterdobler; Danae Kontora

Aix-en-ProvenceDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Raphaël Pichon; Simon McBurney; Michael Levine; Nicky Gillibrand; Stanislas de Barbeyrac; Mari Eriksmoen

StuttgartDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Roland Kluttig; Peter Konwitschny; Oper Stuttgart; Bert Neumann; Lenneke Ruiten; Yuko Kakuta
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Flute still mesmerizing at The Met

Markus Werba (Papageno) © Richard Termine | Metropolitan Opera
The musical experience was dominated by the imagery making spectators feel, at least at times, overwhelmed.
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Magicking Flutes – and pink elephants

Rachel Sterrenberg (Pamina) © Kelly & Massa Photography
Mozart meets the movies as 1927's wacky production comes to Opera Philadelphia. 
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A spirited revival of The Magic Flute at Covent Garden

Roderick Williams (Papageno) and Siobhan Stagg (Pamina) © ROH | Tristram Kenton
In Thomas Guthrie’s revival of Sir David McVicar’s sober 2003 production of Mozart’s Singspiel, it was the pantomime elements of the show which registered strongly.
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Mozart's Magic Flute at Longborough

Julian Hubbard (Tamino) © Matthew Williams-Ellis
A fresh, yet traditional Magic Flute at Longborough uses puppetry to bring an atmosphere of fairytale onto the stage, with fine singing from a strong cast. 
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Die Zauberflöte in Düsseldorf

Thorsten Grümbel (Sarastro) and Johannes Preißinger (Monostatos) © Hans Jörg Michel
Animated characters are the real stars of an imaginative production of The Magic Flute. 
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