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Magic Flute audition pieces announced

27th February 2024 by

The company is seeking to audition principals for its Summer performance of Mozart’s Magic Flute on 1st and 2nd June. Venue to be confirmed.

Auditions will take place at Horfield Methodist Church,1 Churchways Ave, Bristol BS7 8SN on 10th March from 17:00 to 19:00 and 14th March from 18:00 to 20:00.

If you are interested in auditioning for this semi-staged production then please contact our company secretary: secretary@bristolopera.co.uk

The Magic Flute, Audition pieces

Audition in English language, page numbers refer to Boosey and Hawkes score using the link below:


(see Vocal Scores, last one in the list)

Tamino                                   “Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schoen”, pp. 28-30                  


Pamina                                   “Ach, ich fuehl’s”, pp.128-129


The Queen of the Night        “Der Hoelle Rache”, pp. 117-121


Sarastro                                  “In diesen heiligen Hallen” (first verse), pp. 123-124


Papageno                               “Der Vogelfaenger bin ich ja” (first verse), pp. 24-25


Three Ladies                          “Stirb, Ungeheuer, durch uns’re Macht!”, pp. 10-13

2 Sopranos & Mezzo-Soprano

Monostatos                            “Alles fuehlt der Lieben Freuden”, pp. 113-116


Papagena                               Duet from “Welche Freude wird das sein”, pp. 182-187


The Speaker                           “Wo willst Du, kuehner Fremdling, hin?”, pp. 64-69

Bass                                                     or audition for Sarastro

Two Men in Armour             “Der, welcher wandert diese Strasse”, pp. 158-159

Tenor & Bass 

Two Priests                             audition as Two Men in Armour (above)

Tenor & Bass

Three Genii                            “Zum Ziele fuehrt dich diese Bahn”, pp. 60-61