Opera in two acts
Libretto by Emmanuel Schikaneder
in german with german and english surtitles
A coming of age story and a story of love: The Queen of the Night persuades Prince Tamino to rescue her daughter Pamina from captivity under the high priest Sarastro. Tamino, who instantly falls in love with Pamina, is ready to set off. Involuntarily, bird catcher Papageno is also sent along with Tamino - as companion to the prince. After various trials of initiation, courage and perseverance Tamino and Papageno not only find their station in life as adults, but also each the woman to their hearts’ content: Tamino gains the hand of Pamina and Papageno lives happily ever after with his Papagena. We show the legendary Magic Flute of the Komische Oper Berlin, which director Barrie Kosky staged with the theater video art collective "1927" in an astonishing video animation world for the whole family, now also for the first time in Stuttgart in the original version after the reduced Corona version of 2021.
I. Act: approx.1 h 5 min
Interval: 35 min
II. Act: 1h 10 min
1791 in Vienna
Stuttgart premiere of this production
October 3, 2020
from grade 5
There will be an introduction 45 minutes before the performance at foyer I. floor.