The Magic Flute

THE MAGIC FLUTE

Friday, October 27, 2023 at 7:30 PM & Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 3 PM
Maryland Hall | 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder

Presented in German with English subtitles.

A fantastical adventure about a prince and a bird-catcher on their quest to find true love!

Follow the harrowing journey of Prince Tamino and his quirky comrade Papageno on an expedition to rescue his true love Pamina from the wrath of dark mystical forces. Armed only with a magical flute and bells, they join together to triumph over powers beyond their understanding. Featuring some of Mozart’s most recognizable melodies, The Magic Flute will bring joy to audiences of all ages.

The Magic Flute

CAST

Brian Wallin
Dorothy Gal
Emily Misch
Matthew Curran

Brian Wallin
Tamino

Dorothy Gal
Pamina

Emily Misch
Queen of the Night

Matthew Curran
Sarastro

Kyle White
Papageno

Amanda Densmoor
Papagena

Jasmine Olwalia
Quinn Middleman
Andrew Adelsberger
Nathan Hawsey

Adia Evans
First Lady

Jazmine Olwalia
Second Lady

Quinn Middleman
Third Lady

Andrew Adelsberger
Speaker of the Temple

Nathan Hawsey
Monostatos

Brandon Lockhart
First Armored Man/Priest

JP Gorski
Eunil Cho
Annabelle Welford-Small
Patricia Hengen

J.P. Gorski
Second Armored Man

Eunil Cho
First Spirit

Patricia Hengen
Third Spirit

The Annapolis Opera Chorus

Joshua P. Bates
Alex Blenman
Scott Andrew Boggs
Taylor Boykins
James Carpenter

Sophie Michelle Clarke
David Hancock
Kaley Harman
Rebecca Hollerbach
Henry Hubbard

James Huchla
Danielle Jellerette
Kellen Johnson
Frank Lyman

Brandon Shaw McKnight
Lachlan Miller
Carol Lord Openhym
Katie Procell
Taylor Rawlings

Ben Ross
Mairin A. Srygley
Nicole Stover
Donna Tatro

creative team

Craig Kier
Corinne Hayes
Christopher Brusberg
Peter Leibold

Craig Kier
Conductor

Corinne Hayes
Stage Director

Christopher Brusberg
Scenic & Lighting Designer

Peter Leibold
Scenic & Projection Designer

OPERA INSIGHT SERIES

Our popular Opera Insight Series events are presentations on a variety of topics related to our operas and programming. Featuring renowned guest speakers who are well-versed in their topic of discussion, each Opera Insight event aims to provide audiences with a larger depth and breadth of knowledge about a production.

Don’t wait to reserve your seat! Space is limited, and these events do sell out. Registration closes 24 hours before the event. If you would like to register after this time, please email vmangum@annapolisopera.org.

The Magic Behind Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Speaker: Craig Kier, Artistic & Music Director
Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 3 PM
Maryland Hall, Room 205 | 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD

This event is FREE to attend; pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

The Magic Flute was an instant success, reaching 100 performances some 13 months after its 1791 premiere. Maestro Craig Kier leads a presentation that reveals why audiences of all ages continue to embrace this opera and the complicated themes revealed in Mozart’s final opera.

The Magic Behind Mozart's The Magic Flute
Mozart and the Freemasons

Mozart and the Freemasons

Speaker: Chris Ruli, Historian
Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 3 PM
Maryland Hall, Room 205 | 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD

This event is FREE to attend; pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

Join Chris Ruli, a Masonic historian and researcher, as we discuss Mozart’s intimate connection to Freemasonry. Ruli will examine the history of Freemasonry, Mozart’s own experiences with the fraternity in Europe, and the significant Masonic symbols and elements found in one of his most popular works – The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute Pre-Performance Discussion

Speaker: Eric Stoltzfus, Tutor & Music Librarian, St. John’s College
Friday, October 27, 2023 at 6:30 PM
Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 2 PM
Maryland Hall, Room 205 | 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD

This event is FREE to attend; pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

Join the Annapolis Opera for a pre-performance discussion before Mozart’s The Magic Flute.

Mozart and the Freemasons
Artist Talk-Back

The Magic Flute Artist-Talk Back

Speaker: Craig Kier, Artistic & Music Director, and the cast of The Magic Flute
Sunday, October 29, 2023
Maryland Hall, Main Theater | 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD

This event is FREE to attend.

Join Annapolis Opera’s Artistic and Music Director, Craig Kier, with members of the cast for a brief conversation following the Sunday matinee performance of The Magic Flute. This conversation will commence shortly after the performance concludes. Guests are encouraged to move downstage to the front of the theater where the Q&A will be held.