Die Zauberflote


Die Zauberflote

One of opera’s most beloved works receives its first new Met staging in 19 years—a daring vision by renowned English director Simon McBurney that The Wall Street Journal declared “the best production I’ve ever witnessed of Mozart’s opera.” Nathalie Stutzmann conducts the Met Orchestra, with the pit raised to make the musicians visible to the audience and allow interaction with the cast. In his Met-debut staging, McBurney lets loose a volley of theatrical flourishes, incorporating projections, sound effects, and acrobatics to match the spectacle and drama of Mozart’s fable. The brilliant cast includes soprano Erin Morley as Pamina, tenor Lawrence Brownlee as Tamino, baritone Thomas Oliemans in his Met debut as Papageno, soprano Kathryn Lewek as the Queen of the Night, and bass Stephen Milling as Sarastro.

Conductor: Nathalie Stutzmann
Erin Morley, Pamina
Kathyrn Lewek, Queen of the Night
Lawrence Brownlee, Tamino
Thomas Oliemans, Papageno
Stephen Milling, Sarastro
Release date: June 3 (Encores June 7)
Run time: 3 hours and 30 minutes (approx.)

Music: Mozart
Not Rated
Opera, The Met Opera

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