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The Magic Flute: Komische Oper Berlin

About the Event

The Komische Oper Berlin presents the most frequently performed German opera in a highly‐inventive interpretation: Barrie Kosky's production of The Magic Flute in combination with the British theatre group “1927”.

The new Magic Flute at the Komische Oper has created an absolute thrill – and not just in Berlin! In Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and at the Deutsche Opera on the Rhine, this production has been greeted with euphoric enthusiasm by both audiences and the press. 'Barrie Kosky has transformed the Magic Flute into a stunning live‐action cartoon, so bewitching as to silence every criticism,' (Los Angeles Times).

The British theater group 1927 and Barrie Kosky have pulled off 'a deliciously absurd blend of silent film and animation,' (Berliner Morgenpost). 'You are amazed by the perfection, you laugh in appreciation of the virtuoso design behind each of these scenes… Breath‐taking!' (TAZ)

In German language, with German, English, French, and Turkish subtitles.

Cast / Production

Pamina - Nadja Mchantaf
Tamino — Caspar Singh/Tansel Akzeybek
Königin der Nacht — Alina Wunderlin
Sarastro / Sprecher — Tijl Faveyts
Papageno — Hubert Zapiór
Papagena — Julia Schaffenrath
Monostatos — Ivan Turšić
Erste Dame — Mirka Wagner
Zweite Dame - Karolina Gumos
Dritte Dame - Elisabeth Wrede
Erster geharnischter Mann - Johannes Dunz
Zweiter geharnischter Mann — Ferhat Baday
Drei Knaben — Solisten des Tölzer Knabenchores

Customer Reviews

5.0 of 5

  • Ann B, Belgium

    Dec 2019

    Wonderful and original performance!

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