This irresistible production transports you to a dream world where you’ll meet colourful characters, combined with a witty story and Mozart’s sublime music.
The mysterious Queen of the Night coaxes Tamino to rescue her beautiful daughter Pamina from the grip of the evil enchanter Sarastro. With a magic flute and a set of magic bells for protection he sets off on his journey aided by Papageno, the bird-catcher. But as they overcome a series of challenges, it becomes apparent that all is not what it seems – will they complete their quest and find true love?
Welsh National Opera’s irresistible production transports you to a dream world where you’ll meet colourful characters including a newspaper-reading lion and a fish doubling as a bicycle. Combined with a witty story, moments of enchantment and Mozart’s sublime music, including the magnificent Queen of the Night aria, it adds up to an unforgettable opera experience for all ages.
Cast & Creative
Tamino is rescued from a monster by three Ladies. He meets Papageno, a bird-catcher, and the two are sent to find Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night, who has been abducted and imprisoned by Sarastro. A magic flute and a set of magic bells will protect them. Guided by three Boys they reach Sarastro’s realm.
Tamino learns that Sarastro is not the evil-doer he had thought. He is invited to undergo an initiation into Sarastro’s brotherhood. After a series of trials, Tamino and Pamina are united. They triumph over the ordeals of fire and water, and the forces of light prevail.