The Magic Flute- Capital embraces a masterpiece

The Magic Flute- Capital embraces a masterpiece

Capital Document Solutions is delighted to be sponsoring a revived performance of The Magic Flute by Mozart, from Scottish Opera. The sponsored performance will be held at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh on 13th June, during the run from 1st-15th June 2019.

The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute by Mozart, Scottish Opera.

The History of the Magic Flute

Die Zauberflöte, was first performed at the Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, September 30, 1791. This was Mozart’s last ever opera. The international cast including Peter Gijsbertsen (La Traviata 2017), Gemma Summerfield and also Julia Sitkovestsky will perform Scottish Opera’s version in English at the Festival Theatre.

The Magic Flute.

Peter Gijsbertsen plays Tamino in The Magic Flute. Photo credits to James Glossop.

The Magic Flute- A fantastical tale

Here lies a story of a handsome prince and a damsel in distress where Mozart takes us into the depths of a fantastical world. Themes encompass a range of emotions taking on love, morality, comedy and also fantasy.

The Magic Flute

The cast – also captured by James Glossop.

Music for the soul

The music accentuates the drama. Mozart used a variety of musical styles to depict his characters. Folkloric melodies represent Papagena and Papageno while intense Italianate coloratura symbolises the Queen of the Night. The Magic Flute is a Singspiel including spoken dialogue amongst the musical works.

The Magic Flute

Julia Sitkovetsky acts as The Queen Of The Night. Photo credits also by James Glossop.

About Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera was founded by Alexander Gibson in 1962 and by 1975, they bought the Theatre Royal in Glasgow. This reopened in 1975 as Scotland’s first national opera house.

James Glossop photographs three actors suspended in the air. Performance from The Magic Flute.

Capital is enthusiastic about supporting the very best of Scottish culture. We are proud to support a variety of art and also charitable organisations. Please read about the support we gave to a variety of organisations last year.

Finally, for further information about our products and services, please contact us.

Images and information by permission of Scottish Opera.

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