Welsh National Opera - Die Zauberflöte Reviews
14 July 2020
Jacques Imbrailo (Papageno)
Samantha Hay (Queen of the Night)
Sophie Bevan (Pamina), Scott Wilde (Sarastro), Ashley Holland (Speaker), Allan Clayton (Tamino), Chorus
Three boys
Sophie Bevan (Pamina)

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Welsh National Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Those who like Magic Flute with a strong element of vaudeville will not be disappointed
14 Jun 15 / Classical Source
Dominic Cooke’s dream-like surrealist production emphasizes pratfalls at the expense of profundity
12 Jun 15 / The Birmingham Post
Surreal Magic Flute has its rewards and limitations
13 Mar 15 / Seen and Heard
There is plenty of enchantment and surrealism to both captivate and unsettle
10 Mar 15 / Opera Today
This surreal, Magritte inspired opera at Birmingham Hippdrome was a delight
7 Mar 15 / The Birmingham Post
Magic Mozart adds another gem to Welsh National Opera’s crown
19 Feb 15 / Morning Star Online
The remarkable freshness of Dominic Cooke’s production is superbly complemented by Lothar Koenigs’ conducting
18 Feb 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
The Magic Flute given Magritte makeover by Welsh National Opera
17 Feb 15 / Bachtrack
Surrealism and slapstick
17 Feb 15 / The Guardian
Production details
Cast
Bevan/Watson, Clayton/Hulett, Imbrailo/Grice, Hay, Wilde, Roberts, Flavin, Carrington, Holland
(c) Koenigs (d) Cooke
Performance dates
13, 15, 20, 26, 28 February, 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 March, 1, 2, 9, 10 April, 30 May, 5, 10, 12 June 2015 (various locations)
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