Sir Simon Rattle on Mozart’s “Magic Flute” (20 min.)
Concert performances of opera can be tricky things. Can the action, the drama, really come across without sets or costumes? The recent performance of Mozartʼs Magic Flute in the Berlin Philharmonie with Simon Rattle at the podium showed just how wonderfully – and wonderfully dramatic – the concept can work. Sir Simon Rattle gives an introduction to the piece.