By David Salazar
The Theater St. Gallen will present Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” in a production by Guta Rau starting this December.
The opera, which will be conducted by Katharina Müllner, will star Maria Kublashvili as the Queen of the Night, Libby Sokolowski as Pamina, Yorck Felix Speer as Sarastro, Pavel Kolgatin and Christopher Sokolowski as Tamino, and Äneas Humm as Papageno. Other cast members include Riccardo Botta, Candy Grace Ho, Iskander Turiare, Kristján Jóhannesson, Tatjana Schneider, Sara Jo Benoot, Jennifer Panara, Sarah Alexandrea Hudarew, Liv-Maleen Nagel, Nicolas Künzi, Elena Haag, Lorin Rütsche, Antonia Kugler, and Tessa Güssow.
The opening performance is scheduled for Dec. 1, 2022 and will be followed by six other performances through Feb. 5, 2023.
The new production by Rau premiered during the 2021-22 season.