Die Zauberflöte [The Magic Flute] (1791)

Original id: 
Start date: 
30 September 1791
End date: 
30 September 1791
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Opera. Tamino's rescue of Pamina from the Realm of Night parallels the story of Orpheus and Eurydice. Libretto - Emmanuel Schimkaneder, with research of Ignz von Born.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Georgics Virgil
Person Role Notes
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer
Emmanuel Schimkaneder Librettist
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 789 Grove 1980, 12:728

How to cite this production

Die Zauberflöte [The Magic Flute] (1791), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/12910 <22 June 2024>