with Houston Grand Opera

Time: 8 p.m. / Doors: 7 p.m.

Tickets: $20 orchestra seating / FREE mezzanine and lawn seating courtesy of The Wortham Foundation

The opera tells a story of a dapper prince, Tamino, who is rescued from a serpent by three mystical ladies working for the Queen of Night. In return for his rescue, the Queen of Night offers Tamino a deal. If he can save the Queen’s daughter Pamina from the evil Sarastro, she will allow the two to wed. Accompanied by a magic flute, Tamino sets off to save the beautiful princess. Although faced with hardship during Tamino’s journey, courage, virtue, and wisdom prevail. 

Pre-performance activities begin at 7 p.m. in the North Plaza. Children and parents can visit The Pavilion Partners Arts & Crafts Booth and Instrument Petting Zoo as well as activities by Woodforest National Bank, Renewal by Andersen, Century 21 Realty Partners and Audi of America, official automobile of The Pavilion. Guests also can register-to-win Tommy Bahama’s “Best Seats in the House” and participate in Fidelity’s Seat Exchange. At the opera get insight into the evening’s program with Pavilion Talk, a free pre-concert discussion led by noted music scholar and former college professor Ira J. Black from 7:15- 7:45 p.m. in the North Plaza.

At the opera, guests are welcome to have a picnic in their seat or on the hill. Keep in mind that beverages cannot be brought into The Pavilion. Sitting on the hill? Lawn chairs also are provided free for this event!  

Preferred parking is available at all Ticketmaster locations for $10 plus service charge. FREE guest parking is available in lighted and patrolled lots convenient to The Pavilion. Click here for more info.

Guests are allowed to bring bags into the facility with a security check at the gateunless restricted by the event. Bags cannot be held at any time at The Pavilion Information Booths, regardless of the event. This is in an effort to better secure the venue and ensure the safety of our guests. Click Pavilion Rules for more information.

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All shows, especially opening acts are tentative and subject to change without notice. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

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2016 Performing Arts Season Generously Sponsored By

Sponsors | Live Nation Sponsors | Huntsman Sponsors | Woodlands Development Company  Sponsors | Texas Children's HospitalSponsors | Mercedes Benz Sponsors | United Airlines
Sponsors | The Wortham Foundation Sponsors | Woodlands Township Sponsors | Pavilion Partners

2016 Live Nation Venue Sponsors

Sponsors | Live Nation Sponsors | Pepsi Sponsors | Woodforest Naitonal Bank Sponsors | Xfinity Sponsors | Jack Daniels Sponsors | CitiSponsors | Mercedes Benz