Mozart 's light , enchanting Magic Flute is the work of a genius , an opera like no other and a favorite with young and old alike . It has played a significant part in educating generations Finnish operates on Both Sides of the " curtain" . The production based on the classic Original direction by August Everding returns to the repertoire with new , updated lighting and other effects .
With a magic flute to help him , Tamino sets off to rescue Pamina , daughter of the Queen of the Night , held prisoner by Sarastro . The Queen swears she will seek revenge on Sarastro and challenges the sun with the radiance of her song . But who is actually on the side of goodness ? One of the performances is in the afternoon , to cater for young listeners .