The magic flute

A simple man

Florian Sempey on Papageno

By Cyril Pesenti 04 June 2019


© Svetlana Loboff / OnP

The Magic Flute is undoubtedly one of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's most universal operas. In this initiatory and symbolic narrative, Papageno dreams of one thing alone: "finding a little wife". In Robert Carsen's production, Florian Sempey plays an unusual character, more like a hiker than a bird-catcher...

The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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