The timeless Coast Salish realm. On a quest for love and enlightenment, young
Tamino finds himself at the centre of a battle between the forces of light and
darkness. Accompanied by an absurdly lovelorn bird catcher, Papageno, and
protected by his spirit-guide, Sarastro, Tamino confronts the formidable Queen
of the Night, bravely endures terrifying trials, and is finally united in love
with his beloved Pamina.
Set on the rocky shores and in the ancient rainforests of the Pacific Coast,
VO's highly praised 2007 production, with new design elements, artfully blends
Mozart's beguiling music with indigenous mythology and visually stunning design.
The eternal story of humankind's search for spiritual harmony will move you; the
human characters, spirit-animals and supernatural creatures will delight
Original production conceived with the guidance of First Peoples' Cultural
Council and an advisory group of First Nations artists.
► Approximate running time: 3 hours and 15 minutes (including one
This updated production features a new cast, enhanced design elements
and HD projections!
Tickets available online or by calling the Vancouver Opera Ticket Centre at 604-683-0222