On Thursday Years 5 and 6 went to the Royal Opera House to watch a performance of the Magic Flute. This clip will give you a taste of the atmosphere at the Royal Opera House.
Lillyann in Year 5 wrote
Years 5 and 6 went to the Royal Opera House to watch a performance called the Magic Flute. We travelled to the Opera House by train from Archway Station to Covent Garden. The performance was amazing and very funny. My favourite two characters in the Magic Flute are Papageno and his girlfriend Papagena because they are in love, do exciting things together and are desperate to be married. My favourite scene was when Papageno and Tamino saved Pamina from Sarastro who had kidnapped her. During the interval all of Year 5 and 6 were treated to ice-cream. We all had a brilliant day and are very grateful.
Matilde in Year 6 wrote
On Wednesday, 25th January 2023, Year 5 and 6 had a rare opportunity of going to the Royal Opera House to see the Magic Flute! The opera (considered by many a masterpiece) was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), who was famous from a very early age. This particular opera is about a Prince called Tomino who is the hero of the story, who falls in love with he daughter of the Queen of the Night (Pamina), and has to save her from the ‘evil’ Sarastro. This occasion was a real eye-opener to how lucky the pupils of St Josephs really are! From this performance, many came back feeling amazed at how people could possibly sing so spectacularly! Certainly the mother-daughter song between the Queen of the Night and Pamina was one of the favourites!