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The Magic Flute, if not the last of Mozart's operas in order of composition, was the last to be staged, and was running at the time of his death in 1791. The story of the opera, with a libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder, the first Papageno, is one of initiation, with obvious debts to the initiatory rites of free- masonry that Mozart himself had undergone first in 1784. The ordeals undergone by.
The Magic Flute is arguably the most well-known and loved opera in the history of music, probably because it has a simple fairy-tale type of plot and because the music is easy to listen to and to “understand”. There is a kind of lightness to it that makes it, in fact, ideal as an introduction to opera in general, or as a family-type entertainment. But beneath this apparent simplicity can.
As an oddity, we have Sir Georg playing the glockenspiel in an excerpt from Mozart's Magic Flute, with Arturo Toscanini conducting the Vienna Philharmonic from a performance during the 1932 Salzburg Festival—and we hear him as pianist in lieder of Schubert from Salzburg in 1947, and in the Decca 1987 Mozart Concerto K. 365 in which he is joined by Murray Perahia.
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With The Magic Flute Mozart took the singspiel style to a new level. It includes hilarious comedy and a hefty dose of magic, but also contains some of the most moving, passionate and exciting music in the history of opera. The work is strongly connected with the Freemason movement. This was (and is) a partially secret society with lofty, moral aims. Joining the Freemasons involves a complex.
True love conquers all in a colourful fairytale that pits the forces of darkness against truth, goodness and light. Barbe et Doucet make both their British and Glyndebourne debuts with their beguiling production of The Magic Flute. Prince Tamino is on a quest: to rescue the beautiful Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night, who has been kidnapped by her father Sarastro.