oburg Theatre, in partnership with MDN Classics, will be presenting Mozart’s The Magic Flute on the Mandela stage at Joburg Theatre, for four shows only, from Wednesday 18 May to Tuesday 24 May.
Mozart´s opera, The Magic Flute, is regarded as one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. Composed and premiered in Vienna, Austria, in 1791, The Magic Flute has remained the most performed opera in the world for the past 200 years. Loved by young and old, opera enthusiasts and the curious,The Magic Flute has the most beautiful and unforgettable melodies one can ever imagine. This opera is definitely a highlight in any given opera season at any opera house or theatre anywhere in the world.
The Magic Flute is in the form of a German Singspiel, a form which includes singing and spoken dialogues. For this production at the Joburg Theatre, the texts will be sung in German and the spoken dialogues have been adapted to a mixture of South African languages to activate the light-hearted side of this opera and to be as close as possible to the audiences. What better way than to do it with Mozart´s masterpiece The Magic Flute.
Tickets range between R200 to R500, and are available by calling 0861 670 670 or visiting www.joburgtheatre.com, as well as through Webtickets. For group bookings of 10 or more, please contact the theatre directly on (011) 877 6853/6815.