THE MAGIC FLUTE: A Special Encore Presentation

High definition broadcast of Julie Taymor's hit production!

The groundbreaking broadcast that launched the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series to movie theaters in 2006, The Magic Flute enchanted opera lovers from around the world with the whimsical humor and breathtaking puppetry of Julie Taymor’s hit production, presented in a shortened English-language version. Under the baton of Maestro James Levine, a winning ensemble cast—including Nathan Gunn, Ying Huang, Matthew Polenzani, Erika Miklósa, and René Pape—brings fresh life to Mozart’s timeless fairy tale.

Tony Award-winning Julie Taymor (Frida, ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’) is best known as the visionary director of the smash hit Broadway show ‘The Lion King’.

This Live in HD production of The Magic Flute is broadcast as a special encore presentation. It was originally transmitted on December 30, 2006, as the inaugural production in the The Met: Live in HD series.

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Librettist: Emanuel Schikaneder

Approximate running time: 1 hrs. 52 min.

Underwriting generously provided by:

Show Dates & Times:

12/22/16 - Thursday

1:00 pm,

$23/Adults, $5/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID.

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