Mozart’s Zauberflöte – 1791


On September 30th, 1791, Mozarts Zauberflöte was premiered in Vienna at the suburban Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden. Mozart conducted the orchestra, Schikaneder himself played Papageno, while the role of the Queen of the Night was sung by Mozart’s sister-in-law Josepha Hofer.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflote, K 620

Vienna Philharmonic Salzburger Festspiele

With English Subtitles

Performers * Franz-Joseph Selig (Bass) * Dorothea Roschmann (Soprano) * Diana Damrau (Soprano) * Simon Keenlyside (Baritone) * Will Hartmann (Tenor)
Conductor * Colin Davis
Ensembles * Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus * Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Composer * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)