A scene from Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute, performed by German orchestra Berliner Philharmoniker. File photo from berliner-philharmoniker-recordings.com
HCM City — A film screening of Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute with the Berliner Philharmoniker held in 2013 will be held at Deutsches Haus HCM City on May 29.
The opera opened the Berliner Philharmoniker’s first Easter Festival in Baden-Baden in 2013, marking the orchestra's first live performance of The Magic Flute.
The production was staged by director Robert Carsen, starring Pavol Breslik and soprano Kate Royal. Sir Simon Rattle conducted the Berliner Philharmoniker.
The screening is part of the Saigon Classical Music Group’s project “From Alpha to Opera” which aims to introduce the world’s classical operas and ballets.
There will be an opening conversation about the production before the screening. The programme will begin at 1:45pm at 33 Lê Duẩn Street in District 1. Participants can register for the event at http://zauberfloete.eventbrite.com/. — VNS