In two acts in German and English with projected English texts.
  • Friday, April 3, 2020, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 5, 2020, 2:00 PM
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
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The Queen of the Night convinces Prince Tamino to rescue her daughter, Pamina, from the clutches of the evil high priest Sarastro. He soon learns that Sarastro is not a villain, but the virtuous leader of an enlightened group that both Tamino and Pamina wish to join. With the help of the colorful, zany bird catcher Papageno and his magic bells, Tamino and Pamina pass a series of entrance tests, thus ensuring that love and goodness carry the day. 

The Magic Flute is staged by NCO favorite David Paul (ToscaAidaIl trovatore) and features a remarkable ensemble cast and the NCO Orchestra all conducted by Joseph Mechavich in his NCO debut. 
In German with spoken English dialogue and projected English texts.
Production sponsors: PNC and C. Thomas Kunz.   

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Conductor - Joseph Mechavich
Stage Director - David Paul
Lighting Designer: Ross Kolman

Tamino - Eric Ferring
Pamina - Madison Leonard
Papageno - Hugh Russell
Queen of the Night - Rainelle Krause
Sarastro - Hidenori Inoue
Papagana - Gretchen Bruesehoff
First Lady - Megan Cleaveland
Second Lady - Stephanie Foley Davis
Third Lady - Kate Farrar

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