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Mozart's The Magic Flute in The Greene Space

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Join WQXR on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm for two special family presentations of the beloved classic The Magic Flute, performed by the Amore Opera. 

Designed especially for children ages 4-12, and just 90 minutes long, the fantastical fairy-tale opera about bird catchers, princes and enchanted instruments will be sung in an English translation with narration set to piano.

With lush costumes and colorful backdrops, The Magic Flute at The Greene Space is intended to introduce children to Mozart and opera. Hosting the performance is WNYC’s Manoush Zomorodi.

The performances were sold out but you can watch the archived 11:30 am show on the player below:




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