‘Die Zauberflöte’ at Paris Opera

This fall, René Pape will appear as Sarastro in Robert Carsen’s production of Die Zauberflöte at Paris Opera. He made his debut in the role at the 1991 Salzburg Festival under the baton of George Solti which helped launch him into international renown.

The stellar cast will also include Mauro Peter as Tamino, Pretty Yende as Pamina, Huw Montague Rendall as Papageno, Caroline Wettergreen as Queen of the Night, Michael Colvin as Monostatos, Margarita Polonskaya as First Lady, Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur as Second Lady, Katharina Magiera as Third Lady, Tamara Bounazou as Papagena, Martin Gantner as the Speaker, Niall Anderson as First Priest and Tobias Westman as Second Priest.

Mr. Pape will perform as Sarastro on September 17, 20, 22, 28, 30, October 4, 8 and 13.

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Photo: Jiyang Chen