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Opera North 2018/19 Season
Opera North: The Magic Flute
Opera

Opera North: The Magic Flute

Tue 19 and Sat 23 Mar 2019 Book Tickets Tickets From £15 - £62

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Magic Flute is a story about the trials of life: growing up, finding your way in the world and learning to love. Adventure jostles with fantasy, comedy with drama, and Mozart sets it all to a score full of miraculous music. Popular songs are mixed with stirring choruses, arias of heart-melting beauty with dazzling vocal pyrotechnics.

Enter an enchanted world and join Prince Tamino on his quest to rescue Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night, held captive by Sarastro, the Priest of the Sun. Tamino is accompanied by Papageno, a bird-catcher, who is also on a quest – to find himself a wife, his Papagena. But their mission soon becomes a journey of discovery, for nothing – not even Day and Night – is quite as it first appears. The Magic Flute is a delight for audiences of all ages. This new production by James Brining – who directed the acclaimed West Yorkshire Playhouse/Opera North co-production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods in 2016 –  is sure to enhance its reputation as the ideal introduction to opera for everyone.

Additional information
Running time approximately 2 hours 45 minutes
Sung in English
Supported by a generous gift from The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation

 

Opera North Schools’ Matinee – ‘The Magic Flute for Schools’

On sale at 11am Friday 16 March

Wednesday 20 March, 2pm
Performances suitable for KS2-4

Enter an enchanted world and join Prince Tamino on his quest to rescue Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night. A magical quest packed with adventure, comedy and drama, set to Mozart’s miraculous music.

 This specially-devised opera is a wonderful introduction for school children, and teachers alike. Sung in English, this shortened version of The Magic Flute will be accompanied with a free teachers’ cross curricular resource pack (available from January 2019).

£6.50 per ticket – booking required by Friday 11 January 2019. To book or for more information, please contact our Group Sales team or phone 0115 721 0622.

Please note an Introduction to Opera: The Magic Flute workshop/ticket package is also available for schools to book. For more details, please contact education@operanorth.co.uk or call 0113 223 3520.

Important Information

Fees
£2 for online bookings or £3 for phone & counter sales applies per transaction.

Venue: Theatre Royal

Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes

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Access Performances

Captioned 23/03/2019 19:00
Audio Described 23/03/2019 19:00
Touch Tour available 23/03/2019 19:00

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Season Ticket Package
Book 3 operas from the Autumn 2018 season/Spring 2019 season and get 10% off.
Book 4-6 operas from the Autumn 2018 season/Spring 2019 season get 15% off.

Groups 8+
20% off the ticket price. Available Tuesday to Friday.

Under 30s, Go Card Holders & Students
Tickets £10. Subject to availability, cannot be reserved in advance. Maximum of two tickets per person per opera.

Standby Tickets
50% off from 6pm on the day available to concession holders in person. Subject to availability.
Full price or concession ticket, plus complimentary ticket for essential companion, available to customers with disabilities. Available in the Stalls.

Retired Over 60s
10% of all tickets. Available Tuesday to Friday.

Under 18s & Registered Unwaged
50% of all tickets. Available Tuesday to Friday.

School Groups
50% Balcony tickets for groups of 10+. One free teacher place per 20 pupils booked. Available Tuesday to Friday.

‘The Magic Flute For Schools’ – School’s Matinee performance (suitable for KS2-4)
Tickets £6.50. Available Wednesday 2pm, school groups only.
This shortened version of The Magic Flute  is a wonderful introduction for school children, and teachers alike.
To book, please contact our Group Sales team on 0115 721 0622, or for further information please contact our Box Office 0115 989 5555.