Mozart among the Masons: The Magic Flute in Adelaide’s Masonic Hall By Brian Angus, 18 February 2016 A promising new tenor debuts in Adelaide’s State Opera of South Australia’s The Magic Flute, being performed in the heritage listed Great Hall of a historic Masonic Lodge.
THE MAGIC FLUTE, Komische Oper Berlin, Barrie Kosky, 1927, Adelaide Festival and State Opera of SA at the Festival Theatre, 1-3 March 2019. Photography by Tony Lewis Photography by Tony Lewis Fifteen years ago Julie Taymor provoked conniptions for the Metropolitan Opera when she sliced and diced The Magic Flute and introduced on-stage phantasms.
Komische is German for comic and The Magic Flute is exemplary of Kosky’s flamboyant and colourful style. New to Adelaide audiences will be his collaboration with Suzanne Andrade. Andrade and Paul Barritt co-founded 1927, a British theatre company leading the world in integrating theatre, music and animation. Whereas opera was brought to animation in Looney Tunes’s.The Magic Flute was part of a movement, which we then saw in the 19 th century after Mozart’s death, of works in German.” Kosky was inspired to tackle the Flute after attending a production of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, a show created by the Margate- and London-based production company 1927, which was founded in 2005 by director, writer and performer Suzanne Andrade and.He returns in 2017 for the role of Papageno in Mozart's The Magic Flute. Born in Adelaide, Grant has seen recent success with English Touring Opera; with other operatic appearances including the Royal Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, Komische Oper Berlin, Opera North, and Scottish Opera. Read more Further cast announcements: Other roles now confirmed for our 2017 production of The Magic Flute.
Media Release: Adelaide Festival. Barrie Kosky and 1927’s multi-award winning opera The Magic Flute will have an extra show added to its 2019 Adelaide Festival season after breaking all box office records for an Adelaide Festival opera over the last two weeks. The centrepiece of the 2019 Adelaide Festival, The Magic Flute has already proved popular with interstate audiences who have snapped.
Whatever one thinks of it, State Opera of South Australia’s new production of The Magic Flute makes it into the history books.It claims to be the first time a professional opera company anywhere.
Kosky and his multi-award-winning opera company, the Berlin-based Komische Oper will make a triumphant return to the 2019 Adelaide Festival with its most popular and joyous masterwork, Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Following its Berlin premiere in 2012, The Magic Flute has won Opera World Awards, accumulated rapturous reviews and played to over half a million people in 22 cities across Europe.
THE MAGIC FLUTE. FREEMASONS GREAT HALL. 18-24 FEBRUARY 2016. The sun, moon and Earth are drawing towards a moment of perfect alignment. Tamino a waiter in a gentlemen’s club, considers a photograph and contemplates his past, present and future. REVIEWS “ the essential message of love and forgiveness cannot be hidden or obscured. The Advertiser Ewart Shaw. CAST. Tamino Brenton Spiteri.
The Magic Flute is an opera by classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Unlike many other operas of its time, The Magic Flute is in singspiel style, with a combination of sung and spoken.
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The Magic Flute, which was successful from the beginning, continues to make frequent appearances on the world’s opera stages. Get exclusive access to content from our 1768 First Edition with your subscription. Subscribe today. Betsy Schwarm Cast and main vocal parts. Tamino, a prince. Papageno, a birdcatcher. The Queen of the Night (coloratura soprano) Pamina, her daughter (soprano.
A core member of the women’s ensemble Aurora from 2010-2017 and a guest singer with the Adelaide Chamber Singers since 2011. Participated in the State Opera of South Australia Young Artist programme from 2015-2017, was the winner of the Miriam Hyde Open competition (2011), and a finalist for the Dawn Wallace State Opera Aria competition (2015) and the Arnold Matters Vocal Scholarship (2016.
With Adelaide Bishop, Laurel Hurley, William Lewis, Leontyne Price.
Presented by the Adelaide Festival in association with the State Opera of South Australia, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Adelaide Festival Centre by arrangement with Arts Project Australia. The presentation of The Magic Flute has been made possible by the Adelaide Festival Chairman's Circle, the Adelaide Festival Opera Donor Circle, MM Electrical Merchandising and the Goethe-Institut.