The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute (1959) was an opera production by The Norwegian National Opera. The Magic Flute was a Norwegian version of an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart og Emanuel Schikaneder, Die Zauberflöte. The production was performed in Folketeateret.

The director was Josef Witt.

Hans Glenne performed the role of Tamino.

Eva Prytz, Kari Løvaas and Kari Frisell performed the role of Pamina.


(Objekt ID 65780)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 14, 1959
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Emanuel Schikaneder
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Opera
Running period Navember 14, 1959  


Anne-Margrethe Skari’s private archive. Donated by Anne-Margrethe Skari, 17.11.2021

Maud Hurums Operahistorie 2008

Repertoire archive, The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, 18.05.2018.

Contributors (16)
Name Role
Emanuel Schikaneder – Libretto
Alf Bjørklund – Translation
Josef Witt – Direction
Øyvin Fjeldstad – Musical Management
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Composer
Joseph Grimeland – Stage design
Joseph Grimeland – Costume design
Jonas Brunvoll – Singer (Papageno)
Kari Frisell – Singer (Pamina)
Hans Glenne – Singer (Tamino)
Edna Graham – Singer (Nattens dronning)
Erich Kunz – Singer (Papageno - noen kvelder)
Gerhard Lech-Hanssen – Singer (Papageno)
Ruth Linge – Singer (Papagena)
Kari Løvaas – Singer (Pamina)
Eva Prytz – Singer (Pamina)