Sunday September 20, 2020

Mozart’s Magic Flute primed to hit the highest note of all

12th May, 2019
Audrey Luna is the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin Pic: Brian Kuhlmann

Irish National Opera chief Fergus Sheil is on record as saying that Mozart’s The Magic Flute is the first opera he ever saw, and he can still recall his incredulity at hearing the high-wire virtuosity of the Queen of the Night’s startling top notes.

Well, he’s in for an even bigger thrill soon, because he has kicked off his company’s second season in existence by employing the Orlando-born soprano Audrey Luna...

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