Work: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)

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ComposerMozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
PeriodClassical
Year1791
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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GothenburgThe Magic Flute

Mozart: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Henrik Schaefer; Rikard Bergqvist; Göteborg Opera; Tomas Sjöstedt; Johan Schinkler; Adam Frandsen

BudapestBarrie Kosky's The Magic Flute

Mozart: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Henrik Nánási; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Adela Zaharia; Olga Pudova; Adrian Strooper; Tom Erik Lie

BerlinThe Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)

Mozart: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Ido Arad; Günter Krämer; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Daniel Cohen; Andreas Reinhardt; Elena Tsallagova; Hulkar Sabirova

LeipzigDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Christoph Gedschold; Ralf Nürnberger; Oper Leipzig; Yadegar Asisi; Claudia Rühle; Eun Yee You; Danae Kontora

BerlinThe Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)

Mozart: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Henrik Nánási; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Esther Bialas; Nicole Chevalier; Danae Kontora
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A fun, interactive Magic Flute in Stockholm

A local solid cast and a lively production make for an entertaining premiere of Mozart's last masterpiece at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm.
***11
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The Magic Flute: American nostalgia invoked in Chicago

Setting the opera in the backyard of a suburban house feels refreshingly honest: the ridiculous and simplistic tale of the evil witch, the prince and the maiden is rightfully returned to the arena of children's games, and adults look on indulgently, with a wink.
****1
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Melodrama becomes madness: a sensational Magic Flute

This visiting production by Róbert Alföldi set in a psychiatric unit is sensational; thought-provoking, moving and with a very fine cast.
****1
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Jungle drums beating true

John Savournin takes Mozart's Magic Flute on an exotic adventure into the Peruvian rainforest: and retrieves more than a sprinkling of Inca gold. 
****1
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Awkward direction hampers NZ Opera's Magic Flute

A solid Magic Flute from the performers but marred by the director's foibles. 
***11
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