Rantala's exciting opera commission Die Zaubermelodika was premiered at the Komische Oper Berlin on 24. October. A sequel to Mozart's Magic Flute, the new opera features the same cast with a comic Rantala twist to the libretto by Minna Lindgren. The opera was met with an enthusiastic audience and reviews, which praised that the opera was a successful, delighful combination of musical, jazz and opera. See a short trailer of the performance.