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Family Show: The Magic Flute

Originally Aired: Thursday, June 4, 2020

'The Magic Flute' live in The Greene Space

Photo by Matthew Septimus


With its lush costumes and colorful backdrops, The Magic Flute at The Greene Space is the perfect way to introduce children to Mozart and opera.

Watch an encore video stream as we revisit WQXR’s 2013 presentation of a special family performance of the beloved class, featuring Amore Opera. Designed especially for children ages 4-12, the fantastical fairy-tale opera about bird catchers, princes and enchanted instruments is sung in an English translation with narration set to piano. The event was hosted by Manoush Zomorodi.

Watch a video stream on this page at 10am ET. 


Director and Narrator – Nathan Hull

Conductor – Richard Owen

Pianist – Cathy Miller

Set Designer – Richard Cerullo

Costume Designer – Iris Karlin

Stage Manager – Kali Carys

Assistant Stage Manager – Kasey Burgess


CAST (in order of appearance)

Maj. Tamino Prince – Steven Tompkins

The Three Ladies – Hillary Esqueda, Sara J. Dougherty, and Sarah Plata

Papageno – Jonathan Powers

The Queen of the Night – Mary Thorne

The Three Spirits – Richard Owen III, GianMarco Cergnul Scotti, and Christopher Owen

Monostatos – Mark Donato

Pamina – Barbara Paterson

Sarastro – Duncan Hartman

1st Priest – Thomas Geib

2nd Priest – Robert Dewar

Papagena – Seanna Burke


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