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Jan. 29 2015

02/28/15 – Die Zauberflöte – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 10 min.

yende prettyJulie Taymor’s transcendent production of Mozart’s magical composition, seen this season in its full-length German version, features a youthful cast led by Miah Persson as Pamina, Kathryn Lewek as the Queen of the Night, Toby Spence as Tamino, Markus Werba as Papageno, and Tobias Kehrer as Sarastro. Adam Fischer conducts.

“One of the most visually dazzling productions in repertory at the Metropolitan Opera.”
New York Times

Sung in German

Cast

Pamina………………Pretty Yende
Tamino………………Toby Spence
Queen of the Night……Ana Durlovski [Debut]
Sarastro…………….René Pape
Papageno…………….Markus Werba
Papagena…………….Ashley Emerson
Monostatos…………..Mark Schowalter
Speaker……………..Ryan McKinny
First Lady…………..Amy Shoremount-Obra [Debut]
Second Lady………….Renée Tatum
Third Lady…………..Margaret Lattimore
Genie……………….Connor Tsui
Genie……………….Sebastian Berg [Debut]
Genie……………….Andre Gulick
Priest………………Paul Corona
Priest………………Tony Stevenson
Guard……………….Anthony Kalil
Guard……………….Rod Nelman [Debut]
Slave……………….Stephen Paynter
Slave……………….Kurt Phinney
Slave……………….Craig Montgomery
Dancer………………Emery Lecrone

Flute Solo: Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson

Conductor……………Adam Fischer

Production…………..Julie Taymor
Set Designer…………George Tsypin
Costume Designer……..Julie Taymor
Lighting Designer…….Donald Holder
Puppet Designers……..Julie Taymor, Michael Curry
Choreographer………..Mark Dendy
Stage Director……….David Kneuss

Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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