Family Show: The Magic Flute
Originally Aired: Thursday, June 4, 2020
Photo by Matthew Septimus
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With its lush costumes and colorful backdrops, The Magic Flute at The Greene Space is the perfect way to introduce children to Mozart and opera.
Watch an encore video stream as we revisit WQXR’s 2013 presentation of a special family performance of the beloved class, featuring Amore Opera. Designed especially for children ages 4-12, the fantastical fairy-tale opera about bird catchers, princes and enchanted instruments is sung in an English translation with narration set to piano. The event was hosted by Manoush Zomorodi.
Watch a video stream on this page at 10am ET.
Director and Narrator – Nathan Hull
Conductor – Richard Owen
Pianist – Cathy Miller
Set Designer – Richard Cerullo
Costume Designer – Iris Karlin
Stage Manager – Kali Carys
Assistant Stage Manager – Kasey Burgess
CAST (in order of appearance)
Maj. Tamino Prince – Steven Tompkins
The Three Ladies – Hillary Esqueda, Sara J. Dougherty, and Sarah Plata
Papageno – Jonathan Powers
The Queen of the Night – Mary Thorne
The Three Spirits – Richard Owen III, GianMarco Cergnul Scotti, and Christopher Owen
Monostatos – Mark Donato
Pamina – Barbara Paterson
Sarastro – Duncan Hartman
1st Priest – Thomas Geib
2nd Priest – Robert Dewar
Papagena – Seanna Burke
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