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Die Zauberflöte - Glyndebourne Festival

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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2h 50
German
FULL HD
Spanish , English
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One of Mozart’s most enchanting works, Die Zauberflöte is a fairy tale that uses familiar archetypes to ask provocative and difficult questions about religion, the nature of power, the bonds of family, and of course love. Premiered just months before Mozart’s death, Die Zauberflöte in many ways represents a new departure for the composer. Catching the spirit of revolution in the air, Mozart turned his attention for the first time from court opera to popular opera, writing this singspiel (‘sung-play’) for a new and much broader audience.

 

Celebrated Canadian directing duo Barbe & Doucet make both their British and Glyndebourne debuts here with their new Die Zauberflöte, a veritable “theatrical feast of eccentricity.” (The Guardian). Ryan Wigglesworth conducts an outstanding cast including Russian soprano Sofia Fomina as Pamina, David Portillo as her beloved Tamino, Brindley Sherratt as Sarastro, and the ebullient Björn Bürger as Papageno.

 

Con la colaboración de Naxos

Singspiel in two acts

 

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder

Premiered at the Theater auf der Wieden, Vienna, on September 30, 1791

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

The Glyndebourne Chorus

 

Artistic team


Conductor | Ryan Wigglesworth

Directors and designer | Barbe & Doucet

Puppet designer and puppet coach | Patrick Martel

Lighting designer | Guy Simard

 

Cast


Tamino | David Portillo

Pamina | Sofia Fomina

Sarastro | Brindley Sherratt

Queen of the Night | Caroline Wettergreen

Papageno | Björn Bürger

Monostatos | Jörg Schneider

Papagena | Alison Rose

Speaker | Michael Kraus

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Join Björn Bürger for an exclusive look behind the scenes of the Die Zauberflöte in Glyndebourne.