Die Zauberflote – Queen of the Night in Stage Design

7 Jan

After my last post about The Queen of the Night, I thought it might be fun to show some of the more popular design sketches for the character The Queen of the Night from Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote” throughout theater history.

Karl Friedrich Schinkel 1815

Queen of the Night by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, 1815

The stage design for “Die Zauberflote” by Karl Friedrich Schinkel is one of the most famous artistic representations of The Queen of the Night. This image even influenced my own photographs, and I actually used the same arrangement of stars in the sky in my images of the Queen and Tamino.

Original "Die Zauberflote" Costume Sketches

The original costume sketches from the original production of Mozart's "Die Zauberflote" including a close-up of The Queen of the Night

Thierry Bosquet Queen of the Night design sketch

Thierry Bosquet Queen of the Night design sketch

Erte - Queen of the Night

Erte - Queen of the Night

Die Zauberflote by John Martinez

Die Zauberflote poster by John Martinez

Caramba "Die Zauberflote" Sketches, Tamino, Pamina

The Queen of the Night, Tamino and Pamina costume designs by Caramba for a Toscanini production of "Die Zauberflote"

Queen of the night by Simon Quaglio

Queen of the night by Simon Quaglio

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2 Responses to “Die Zauberflote – Queen of the Night in Stage Design”

  1. Valde February 8, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

    Great article. I shared your link on my tumblr account.
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    Greetings.

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