The Magic Flute gets a makeover at the Sydney Opera House
This summer, Mozart's classic opera The Magic Flute (or Die Zauberflote) gets a new lease on life thanks to Broadway's award-winning Lion King director Julie Taymor.
In Australia, the Sydney Opera House is the lucky venue for this revamped version of the much-loved classic, and it's set to be one of the most anticipated events in Sydney for anyone who fancies themselves as a bit of an opera buff.
With the spellbinding music and the engaging tale of magic, mischief and love set to captivate audiences during its 2014 run, this is one show you won't want to miss out on.
Fans can expect Julie Taymor's trademark innovative touch in every facet of the new production, from the costumes and staging to the lighting and puppetry - all of which will be faithfully brought to life by director Matthew Barclay.
Conducted by Anthony Legge, The Magic Flute will be entertaining audiences from January 10 - March 26 next year. Tickets are on sale now, so make sure you've snapped up your seats before they're all gone.
"In Australia, the Sydney Opera House is the lucky venue for this revamped version of the much-loved classic, and it's set to be one of the most anticipated events in Sydney for anyone who fancies themselves as a bit of an opera buff.
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All about The Magic Flute
The Magic Flute is one of Mozart's masterpieces and was first performed back in 1791. Its enduring popularity has ensured it's still a favourite of opera fans today, while the thrilling story and memorable characters make it ideal for anyone aged six years or older.
Watch as a 9m high serpent, hundreds of props and exquisitely crafted puppets bring the tale of Prince Tamino, Pamina, Papageno and the magical flute to life.
With talented performers, Julie Taymor's unique vision and the lush sounds of the backing orchestra, this is the opera to see during your summer. If you only head to the theatre once, make sure it's for The Magic Flute!