Florentine Opera To Perform A Family-Friendly Production Of THE MAGIC FLUTE
Milwaukee families can enjoy an opera classic with the Florentine Opera at The Magic Flute, May 11 and 13 in Uihlein Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Originally written in German, this Florentine production will be performed in English to be accessible to audiences of all ages.Mozart's The Magic Flute follows Prince Tamino and the bird-catcher Papageno as they embark on an epic quest to rescue the beautiful Pamina from the evil Queen of the Night. Featured in this production are several returning Florentine favorites:
- Soprano Jamie-Rose Guarrine will appear as Pamina. Past Florentine appearances have included her signature role of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro as well as the role of Adele in Die Fledermaus.
- Tenor Noah Stewart will take the stage as Tamino. Stewart has previously performed with the Florentine as Don José in Carmen and Rodolfo in La Bohème.
- Florentine Studio Artists alumni Thomas Leighton and Ariana Douglas will also join the Florentine as Monastatos and the First Lady.
The production also includes the notable Florentine debuts of Argentinian Soprano Laura Pisani as the Queen of the Night and Baritone Will Liverman as Papageno the bird-catcher.
Tickets may be purchased through the Florentine Opera Company online at www.florentineopera.org, by phone at (414) 291-5700 ext. 224 or in person at the Florentine Opera administrative office (930 E. Burleigh St. Lower Level). They may also be purchased through the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts at 929 N. Water St. or (414) 273-7206.