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Much like a vision or dream, the opportunity to be a part of this exciting experience came on sudden, without expectation, and without preconception. And much like a dream, so came Bruce, the dragon installation I designed and built with my stellar creative team.
Joe Pagnan’s Bruce the Dragon installation for Mozart’s Magic Castle. Come join us at Casa Loma and help cover him with scales!
From the onset, his creation and concept came out of being a child. My team was told to think and act only as a child would think and act regarding him. For example, the … Read more
Mozart’s Magic Castle is what dreams are made of. It is a Magic Castle filled with engaging, entertaining and educational activities for all ages. Opera Atelier and Casa Loma have teamed up to create an event in which Santa can hang out with his favorite Dragon friend, while a child can be mesmerized by a captivating performance of excerpts from Opera Atelier’s TheMagic Flute. An event where you can grab a photo with Tamino and Pamina, or chat with the Queen of the Night in a mystical library. (The Queen is most interested in conversations relating to modern … Read more
Lukas Malkowski as Mozart jumping for joy! Photo by Bruce Zinger.
It’s here! Mozart’s Magical Castle is here!
We can’t wait for you to experience the adventure and wonder of The Magic Flute in the enchanting atmosphere of Casa Loma. What will be your favourite program: Watching the dancers, singers and actors in the Great Hall, or maybe the accompanying workshops in the Library? What about stumbling upon characters from this beloved, fairytale-like opera in every corner of the castle? Maybe you’re an artist at heart, and you can’t wait to create an beautiful scale to become part of our … Read more
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The Opera Atelier families meet Mozart! Photo by Bruce Zinger.
If you visit Casa Loma in the month of December, you’re bound to run into characters from The Magic Flute wandering about the castle. Maybe you’ll see Tamino and Pamina sitting down for tea, or the Dragon wandering through the library, or even be led astray on your Scavenger Hunt by the beautiful and wily Queen of the Night!
Visit the castle on the following dates and meet your favourite characters from the enchanting fairytale land of Mozart’s The Magic Flute!
At Mozart’s Magical Castle, connect with the dancer, singer or actor within! After seeing what our performers can do with The Magic Flute, attend one of the post-performance Workshops lead by Opera Atelier artist-educators and get creative. These workshops are designed for the whole family – from the toddler who loves to dance to the grandparent who sings in the shower – so everyone who comes out will share in the adventure!
Olivier Laquerre as Papageno in Opera Atelier’s 2006 production of The Magic Flute. You can see him this spring! Photo by Bruce Zinger.