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REF NO.: 249

SUBJECT: Memorial staging full-scale opera production

DATE: Feb. 15,2010

Memorial’s School of Music invites opera lovers to experience Mozart’s The Magic Flute in a fully-staged performance of one of the composer’s most beloved works in the operatic repertoire.
Tickets are still available for purchase to experience the production, which has been cast almost entirely with voice majors currently studying at the School of Music and will be accompanied by the MUN Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Vernon Regehr.
The title role, Prince Tamino, will be played by School of Music graduate and former student of the New England Conservatory Jonathan Reed. Peter Halley will play Monostatos, and Michael Power will play the Priest. Three children’s roles – who act as guides to the heroes on their quest –were selected from the St. John’s-based Shallaway youth choir.
Taking place at the Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Building on Feb. 18 and 19, tickets are available through the Holy Heart Theatre box office at 709-579-4424.

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For more information, please contact Ivan Muzychka, associate director (communications), Memorial University, at ivanm@mun.ca or 709-737-8665.

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