The Magic Flute
Washington National Opera
In Mozart’s final opera, a prince’s quest leads to love at first sight—but to prove his worth in marriage, he must first survive trials of wisdom and devotion. With the aid of a magic flute and a bumbling sidekick, the prince sets out on a fantastic adventure.
View the Cuesheet performance guide online or use the resources below to go deeper.
- Be sure to check out the The Mozart Project to learn more about the life and work of the opera’s Austrian composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
- Discover more on the history of opera with Opera America. Also visit their Glossary of Terms to familiarize yourself with opera lingo.
- Get your opera on. Design your own production of the classic fairytale "Hansel and Gretel."