An immortal score, engaging fairy tale, and light-hearted farce combine to form a depiction of mankind's journey towards enlightenment. The content of The Magic Flute is so abundant; it lends itself to interpretation again and again.
The Queen of the Night swears revenge on Sarastro, who is holding princess Pamina hostage. Tamino sets off to rescue her. But just who is it that represents light and fights against darkness? The brilliant arias of The Queen of the Night, the carefree canzonas of the bird catcher Papageno, Tamino and Pamina's affectionate melodies and Sarastro's ceremonious bass arias are truly Mozart at his finest. The Magic Flute is presented by the Finnish National Opera in Finnish.