Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Tony Award winner Julie Taymor’s production of Mozart’s masterpiece, Die Zauberflöte. Golda Schultz makes her Met debut as Pamina with Kathryn Lewek as the Queen of the Night, Charles Castronovo as the fairy tale prince Tamino, Markus Werba as the bird-catching Papageno, Christian Van Horn as Sprecher, and René Pape as Sarastro. The holiday presentation of The Magic Flute, an abridged staging sung in English for families, was the first Live in HD performance to be transmitted. This is the first time the full-length German opera will be seen in the series.
13 Dec 2017
3 hours 29 minutes
René Pape,Christian Van Horn,Charles Castronovo,Tobias Kehrer,Markus Werba,Kathryn Lewek,Golda Schultz
Met Opera 2017-18 Season: Die Zauberflöte