Die Zauberflöte was Mozart’s final opera before he died in 1791. Its magical setting and show stopping arias made the opera’s premiere a major success, and have constantly led many to consider it one of if not his best opera ever. The aria “Der Hölle Rache”, also referred to as the Queen of the Night’s aria, is one of the most popular operatic arias of all time. With its heroic love story and loveable characters, Die Zauberflöte is one of the best loved and most performed operas each year, and is a great opera for the whole family to enjoy.
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