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FILM SYNOPSIS

12A As Live

Glyndebourne: The Magic Flute - Live

210 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)

Directed by:
Antonello Manacorda
Orchestra:
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Distributor:
Trafalgar Releasing
Release Date:
04/08/2019
Country:
United Kingdom
Genre:
Opera;

BBFC Consumer Advice:This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition. PLEASE NOTE this performance starts promptly at the advertised time.

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) (Live) on Sunday 4 August.

Mozart’s most magical comedy of The Magic Flute returns to Glyndebourne for the first time in over a decade. This new production by the renowned directing/design duo Barbe & Douce promises to take a fresh and playful look at the opera’s troublesome gender politics. Leading British bass Brindley Sherratt stars as Sarastro alongside exciting young singers including Caroline Wettergreen, Sofia Fomina and Björn Bürger.

Praise for Barbe & Doucet "Director-and-designer team Renaud Doucet and André Barbe have captured perfectly the artifice that is a large part of Manon's charm." - The Guardian (Manon)

"Barbe and Doucet’s production plays up the humour and vitality of Puccini’s opera" - The Guardian (La Bohème).

Creative Team
Conductor: Antonello Manacorda
Direction and Design: Barbe & Doucet
Puppet Designer: Patrick Martel
Lighting Designer: Guy Simard
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment /  The Glyndebourne Chorus

Cast Includes
Tamino: David Portillo
Papageno: Björn Bürger