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The magic flute

Opéra Bastille - from 12 January to 22 February 2021

Sales open on 15 September 2020 at 12h00

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The magic flute

Opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sales open on 15 September 2020 at 12h00

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Opéra Bastille - from 12 January to 22 February 2021

3h05 with 1 interval

Language : German

Surtitle : French / English

About

In few words:

A children’s tale for some and a profound meditation on life and death for others, Mozart’s last opera is a dazzling extravaganza that takes the form of an initiatory tale. The protagonists include a prince from a far-off land in search of a slightly suicidal princess, a giant snake, a boastful bird catcher, the Queen of the Night and a mysterious High Priest who prescribes strange rites of passage… Consonant with German comic-opera and enriched by the philosophy of the Enlightenment, Die Zauberflöte touches on the major themes of the 18th century: education, morality, religion, culture, and nature.

In an elegant production of unspoilt simplicity, director Robert Carsen leads us through the four seasons and invting us to reflect on life as Death becomes our reassuring and consoling “best friend”.

Characters

Tamino: In love with Pamina.
Papageno: Bird-catcher in the service of the Queen of the Night.
Sarastro: High Priest in the Temple of Wisdom.
La Reine de la Nuit: Pamina’s mother.
Pamina: The Queen of the Night’s daughter.
Monostatos: Sarastro’s servant.
Papagena: Promised to Papageno.
Les trois Dames: In the service of the Queen of the Night

  • Opening
  • First part 70 mn
  • Intermission 30 mn
  • Second part 85 mn
  • End

Performances

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Audio clips

La Flûte Enchantée (saison 18/19) - Ouverture

La Flûte Enchantée (saison 18/19)- Acte II - Vannina Santoni (Pamina)

La Flûte Enchantée (saison 18/19) - Acte I - Florian Sempey (Papageno)

La Flûte Enchantée (saison 18/19) - Acte II - Jodie Devos (Reine De La Nuit)

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