Join a cast of exciting singers and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, led by their Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev, for a concert performance of Mozart’s enchanting masterpiece.
'O endless night, when will you disappear?’ Prince Tamino has set out to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter Pamina from the evil enchanter Sarastro. But when he enters Sarastro’s temple, he soon realises that things are not what they seem. Together with his hapless birdcatcher sidekick Papageno, he embarks on a mysterious quest for love and enlightenment.
The Magic Flute is one of Mozart’s most memorable achievements: it is both a witty operatic fairy tale and an intense celebration of love, wisdom and self-discovery. It contains some of the composer’s most inspired music, including the Queen of the Night’s bravura arias, Papageno’s tuneful folksongs and the love music for Tamino and Pamina.
A musical team at the top of its game
The Times on Maxim Emelyanychev and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Edinburgh International Festival Endowment Fund and Donald and Louise MacDonald
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Maxim Emelyanychev Conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus
Gregory Batsleer Chorus Director
Ilker Arcayürek Tamino
Gyula Orendt Papageno
Rachel Redmond Papagena
Julia Bullock Pamina
Kathryn Lewek The Queen of the Night
Brindley Sherratt Sarastro
Elizabeth Watts First Lady
Catriona Morison Second Lady
Claudia Huckle Third Lady
Peter Hoare Monostatos
Matthew Brook Sprecher / First Priest / Second Armed Man
Ruairi Bowen First Armed Man / Second Priest
Tharuni Kalavannan First Child
Patrick Devlin Second Child
Frederick Mushrafi Third Child
Mozart The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Performed with a newly commissioned narration by David Pountney, read by Thomas Quasthoff and Neil John Gibson
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