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Tony-winner and Oscar-nominee Julie Taymor brings this innovative and magical recreation of Mozart's The Magic Flute to life - complete with dancing bears and giant flamingos! The production is sung in English and shortened to just 100 minutes to form an abridged version perfect for families and a much loved Metropolitan Opera tradition.
The Magic Flute
Pursued by a serpent in a strange land between the sun and the moon, Prince Tamino soon finds himself at the center of a wild adventure when he is saved by the mysterious handmaidens of the commanding Queen of the Night. Sent on a mission to save the Queen's captured daughter Pamina with a magic flute and bumbling servant Papageno, Tamino discovers his trials have just begun as he loses his heart to the Princess and comes to realize that the nature of good and evil in this odd place may not be as clear as they first appear.
Opening night: 10 December 2021
Sung in English with Met titles in English, German and Spanish
One hour and 40 minutes long with no intermission.
This production of The Magic Flute has been adapted to suit audiences aged 6 and upwards.
Conductor - Lothar Koenigs
Composer - Mozart
Production - Julie Taymor
Set design - George Tsypin
Lighting design - Donald Holder
Choreography - Mark Dendy
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