Billows of smoke morph into images, giant spiders roam the forest, elephants splash in cocktail glasses – this wildly inventive The Magic Flute is like no other.
With its captivating and innovative staging where film animation interacts with live singers, this production has thrilled audiences around the world. Now New Zealanders have the chance to see this most popular of operas, featuring a large international cast and crew with a 75-strong glorious-sounding Berlin chorus and soloists ,accompanied by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, exclusively at Auckland Arts Festival 2019.
The New York Times
“Bursting with wit, fun, colour and invention…”
Daily Telegraph (UK)
Wall Street Journal
“You must see it to believe it”
Los Angeles Daily News
“The audience oohed and aahed, clapped, gasped and guffawed. There was no let-up.”