The Magic Flute (1791) (Die Zauberflote), an opera by W.A. Mozart
Thu, Aug 8 at 7:30pm
Mozart’s masterpiece The Magic Flute is one of the most performed operas in the world. Its divine music and magical story full of twists and turns have endeared this opera to a public of all ages since it debuted in 1791. Mozart’s most tuneful, charming and magical child-friendly opera, in a brand new celtic-flavoured production!. With live musicians, wonderful young singers and some of the most beautiful music ever written, this will be an extraordinary event.
Sung in German, with projected English translations and English dialogue. Fully-staged and costumed and accompanied by piano, flute and cello.
These performances feature talented young singers from across Canada and the United States in town for the 14th annual Halifax Summer Opera Festival, a competitive opera training program. This is an opportunity to hear first class young singers in an intimate venue.
Tickets available with a credit card through TIcket Halifax online or at 902-422-6278, ext 500, or at The Coast's office in Halifax with cash, debit and credit. If not sold out you can also buy tickets at the door. HSOF Box Office will operate just outside each venue from 45 minutes before stated curtain time. At the door we accept cash, cheques, VISA and Mastercard.
conductor: Michael Donovan
stage director: Jason Davis
collaborative pianist: Greg Myra
stage manager: Rowena Martin
lighting designer: Sean Burke
costume designer: Ariel McTavish
vocal and diction coach: Lucy Hayes Davis
fight choreographer: Roberto Seale
Friday, August 2, 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 3 7:30 pm
Thur, August 8, 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 10, 2:00 pm
All performances at the Sir James Dunn Theatre at the Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Avenue
For details about casts for this performance, please see the HSOF website