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The Magic Flute

Community Open House: “Flute-apalooza”

Saturday, May 7
McCaw Hall
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Admission: FREE

“Flute-apalooza”, our free community open house, will feature live music, guided tours of McCaw Hall, family-friendly activities including a treasure hunt, opera fun, and a giant kazoo orchestra, plus performances by the University of Washington’s Flute Choir and, of course, singers appearing in Seattle Opera’s The Magic Flute.


Schedule of Events
10:00 AM
• Doors Open with Family Activities throughout the Hall
• Guided Tours of McCaw Hall (RSVP required, see below)

11:00 AM
Musical Performances Begin
• Sound Wave, the official Seattle Sounders Marching Band
• Kazoo Orchestra - everyone can participate
• University of Washington Magic Flutes, led by Professor Donna Shin
• The Magic Flute cast members, in costume, including the Queen of the Night (Mari Moriya) and Papageno (Leigh Melrose)

11:45 AM
• Photos with cast members (bring your own camera!)

12:00 PM
• Family Activities continue throughout the Hall
• Guided Tours of McCaw Hall (RSVP required, see below)

RSVP for Free McCaw Hall Tour:
As of Tuesday, May 3, we are SOLD OUT of Backstage Tours with over 500 RSVPs in. We are very sorry that we can not accommodate any further RSVPs at this time.

This community open house is sponsored by Russell Investments.

Family Day Matinee

Sunday, May 15
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Propelled by an impressive sampling of some of Mozart's amazing music, The Magic Flute features a host of memorable human, animal, & magical characters and a mythic "hero’s quest" plot, making it an ideal outing for new operagoers. Bring young music- and theatre-lovers to the Sunday, May 15 matinee and participants can enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the afternoon, including a special souvenir program and a chance to visit with cast members during intermission. Recommended for ages 10 and older.


*Please note: our $15 student tickets are sold out. However, limited tickets are still available for this show at regular price. If you already purchased $15 tickets, please remember that valid student ID or proof of age is required for entry. One full-priced adult ticket MUST be purchased with EVERY student ticket order—limit four $15 student tickets for every full-priced adult ticket purchased.

May 7 - 21, 2011

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The Magic Flute,San Diego Opera © Ken Howard photo