The Magic Flute
Show Me Opera: The Magic Flute
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Magic Flute, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is a simple fairytale concerning a damsel in distress and the handsome prince who rescues her. Beneath the surface, however, his classic opera is much more complex:  It is an allegory of the quest for wisdom and enlightenment as presented through symbols of Freemasonry.