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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0113 223 3520.
£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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‘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.