celebrating the silver screen!
San Francisco Opera present this gloriously unique production, taking The Magic Flute into out-of-the-ordinary territory, celebrating silent cinema and the history of early animation, shifting Mozart's masterpiece into a new dimension. A perennial favorite with audiences around the world, this new production of family-friendly opera The Magic Flute is a fantastic way to experience the magic of opera, for both beginners and seasoned pros!
What is the story?
Pursued by a serpent in a strange land between the sun and the moon, Prince Tamino soon finds himself at the centre of a wild adventure when he is saved by the mysterious handmaidens of the commanding Queen of the Night. Sent on a mission to save the Queen's captured daughter Pamina with a magic flute and bumbling servant Papageno, Prince Tamino's trials have just begun as he loses his heart to the Princess and comes to realize that the nature of good and evil in this odd place may not be as clear as they first appear.