Press & Reviews: Opera Grand Rapids’ The Magic Flute in the news

Press for Opera Grand Rapids' production of the magic flute which ran October 26 and 27 in 2018Fresh off the heels of celebrating 50 years, Opera Grand Rapids continues to elevate the vocal arts with its community-supported professional opera productions, creating opportunities for local talent to work alongside star-studded international artists. Productions of Mozart’s final masterpiece The Magic Flute and Verdi’s La Traviata join other outstanding performances and programs to create yet another stunning season of opera in West Michigan.

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Artist spotlight: Rachel Mills

Name: Rachel Mills
Voice Part/Title/Instrument: Soprano
Most Recent Role with Opera Grand Rapids: Papagena, The Magic Flute
Production Year: 2018

Where are you originally from?
I moved around a lot as a kid,

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CASSANDRA HAYES: NYC Native and world traveler

Opera Grand Rapids Board Member Spotlight

Where are you originally from?
New York City

What do you do for a living?
Communications Manager at Amway – Americas Region

Where is your favorite place to travel? Why?

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Queen of the Night at ArtPrize

ArtPrize 10 brings opera to life again this year. Here are 10 opera-themed exhibits to include in your ArtPrize tour before you attend the Opera Grand Rapids Season Kick-Off Party on September 28. Most notable is a nod to our premiere opera this fall, Mozart ‘s The Magic Flute.  

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Mozart’s The Magic Flute: A Masonic Opera

Mozart - the magic flute - a masonic opera narrated by Maestro James Meena Mozart’s The Magic Flute is universally recognized as being a masterpiece among masterpieces. This opera is an allegorical tale, not a fairy tale, and uses symbols to express truths about the human spirit. The overarching theme is: Harmony in human society can only be realized by the perfect union of man and woman,

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