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RODERIC DUNNETT journeys to Antwerp and Gent
and finds good things on offer at de Vlaamse Opera


<< Continued from Part 2

The Salzburg Festival production of Mozart's 'The Magic Flute'. Photo (c) Monika Rittershaus

The company's Christmas offering is a revival of Nicholas Hytner's production of Mozart's The Magic Flute (Antwerp 12-29 Dec, Gent 7-21 Jan), with a particularly appetising cast which includes Walter Fink (Sarastro), Richard Clement (Tamino), Catrin Wyn-Davies (Pamina), Michael Kraus (Papageno) and Guy de Mey (Monostatos). Jeanine Thames is Queen of the Night and the speaker is Marc Claesen. Marc Piollet conducts.


Set designs by Dinka Jericevic for Georgij Paro's 1996 Croatian National Opera production of 'The Magic Flute', conducted by Vladimir Kranjevic


John Graham-Hall as Monostatos in last season's revival of Nicholas Hytner's production of Mozart's 'The Magic Flute' at English National Opera. Photo (c) Bill Rafferty


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