Opera
Hessian State Theatre of Wiesbaden | DE

Die Zauberflöte

The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Opera in two acts
Sung in German
Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder
Premiere: 1791 in Vienna
Th, 26.05.2022
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:05
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter
Photo: Andreas J. Etter

The young prince Tamino falls in love with a portrait of Pamina. The Queen of the Night, Pamina's mother, commissions him to free her daughter from the clutches of her adversary Sarastro. Alongside the jolly bird catcher Papageno, and with he help of an enchanted glockenspiel and magic flute, Tamino sets off on a dangerous journey in search of his beloved. "Die Zauberflöte" is one of Mozart's most popular and enigmatic operas. Since its Viennese premiere in December 1791, it remains one of the most frequently performed operas in the world, thrilling audiences of all ages with its unique fairytale plot and philosophical ideology.

The gala performance at the 2022 International May Festival will feature star guests Albert Pesendorfer as Sarastro and Rainelle Krause as the Queen of the Night.

Cast

Conductor Konrad Junghänel
Direction & Design Carsten Kochan
Video Gérard Naziri, Carsten Kochan
Lighting Design Klaus Krauspenhaar
Chorus Master Albert Horne
Dramaturgy Regine Palmai
Sarastro Albert Pesendorfer
Tamino Andrei Danilov
The Queen of the Night Rainelle Krause
Pamina Sumi Hwang
Papageno Christopher Bolduc
Papagena Stella An
Monostatos Erik Biegel
First Lady Sharon Kempton
Second Lady Fleuranne Brockway
Third Lady Romina Boscolo
Speaker of the Temple, First Priest, Second Armoured Man KS Thomas de Vries
Second Priest, First Armoured Man Ralf Rachbauer
Three child-spirits Solisten des Knabenchores der Chorakademie Dortmund
Chor des Hessischen Staatstheaters Wiesbaden, Hessisches Staatsorchester Wiesbaden

Dates

Mozart Cycle | Final performance!Grosses Haus18:00 - 21:05