Tag Archive: The Magic Flute

  1. Olivier LaQuerre, a 6’7” Hummingbird

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    Photo: Bruce Zinger / Olivier LaQuerre as Papageno and Carla Huhtanen as Papagena (The Magic Flute, 2013).

    Photo: Bruce Zinger / Olivier LaQuerre as Papageno and Carla Huhtanen as Papagena (The Magic Flute, 2013).

    “Bass-baritone Olivier Laquerre (another veteran of many OA productions) seemed both vocally and dramatically at home in the role of Papageno. And when he was joined bysoprano Carla Huhtanen as Papagena, feathers flew in a lively and well-paced duet.”
    – Colin Eatock, Eatock Daily

    Just take a look at this photo of Olivier LaQuerre and Carla Huhtanen. For me it says everything about the astonishing delicacy and grace of these two singers, but at the moment I’m focusing on Olivier, our adorable Papageno. … Read more

  2. A flying machine!

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    With a fantasy like The Magic Flute, you just know we’ll have characters swooping in to save the day! Here’s a little clip of just that, plus an original sketch of the set piece by Gerard Gauci!

    Flying Gondola by Gerard Gauci.

    Flying Gondola by Gerard Gauci.

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  3. Really Big Hair

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    In case you haven’t noticed, here at Opera Atelier, we believe in glamour! Over the years we’ve worked hard to develop a style that reflects the opulence and sensuality of operas from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. That style is evident in our promotional materials just as it is on stage.

     

    Promotional Image for Opera Atelier's 25th Anniversary. Photo by Bruce Zinger.

    Promotional Image for Opera Atelier’s 25th Anniversary.
    Photo by Bruce Zinger.

     

    In 1991, when I was asked to design a poster for The Magic Flute, I was excited to have the chance to create an image that synthesized all the … Read more