La Flûte Enchantée

OperaThe magic flute

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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  • Run time:2h34
  • Full HD:Full HD
  • Languages:DE
  • Subtitles:FR / EN
  • Description

    A children’s tale for some and a profound meditation on life and death for others, Mozart’s last opera is a dazzling extravaganza that takes the form of an initiatory tale. The protagonists include a prince from a far-off land in search of a slightly suicidal princess, a giant snake, a boastful bird catcher, the Queen of the Night and a mysterious High Priest who prescribes strange rites of passage… Consonant with German comic-opera and enriched by the philosophy of the Enlightenment, Die Zauberflöte touches on the major themes of the 18th century: education, morality, religion, culture, and nature. In an elegant production of unspoilt simplicity, director Robert Carsen leads us through the four seasons and invting us to reflect on life as Death becomes our reassuring and consoling “best friend”.
    Orchestre et Choeurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
    Coproduction with le Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden

    A production of the Paris National Opera.
    With the support of the Orange Foundation, sponsor of the Paris Opera's audiovisual broadcasts and the support of EY, principal sponsor of the Paris Opera

    © Opéra national de Paris - 2021

    Visuel © Agathe Poupeney / OnP

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