Mozart's 'Magic Flute': an animated plot summary.
The Met’s English-language family adaptation of Mozart’s sublime and mystical journey, a new holiday tradition in the city, returns in Julie Taymor’s fanciful production. Young stars Layla Claire and Ben Bliss are the fairy-tale princess and prince, and Christopher Maltman reprises his acclaimed interpretation of the bird-catcher Papageno.
Mozart’s The Magic Flute The Met made history in December 2006 when it presented its first Live in HD transmission to movie theaters worldwide —the abridged English-language version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. This holiday season the opera returns to select movie theaters in a special encore presentation.
Lothar Koenigs conducts a dynamic cast of standout Mozarteans in Julie Taymor’s magical production, an enduring Met classic with its eye-popping puppetry and stunning visuals. On Saturday, December 28, all ticket holders for the 1 PM matinee of The Magic Flute are invited to a free pre-performance open house beginning at 11 AM.
Julie Taymor’s ambitious 2006 Metropolitan Opera production of Mozart’s Magic Flute was the first in the acclaimed HD broadcast series, and was broadcast live to movie theaters around the globe.It is an absolute visual and aural delight for young and old alike, with some of the most impressive costume and set designs in all of the Met’s digital archive.
GENRE: Opera RATING: NR RUNNING TIME: 1:42 STARRING: Erin Morley, Kathryn Lewek, Ben Bliss DIRECTOR: Harry Bicket PRODUCER(S): The Metropolitan Opera WRITER(S): Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Special Encore (2006) Julie Taymor’s dazzling production returns to select cinemas this holiday season in an encore presentation of the company's first-ever Live in HD transmission.
The Metropolitan Opera: The Magic Flute Holiday Encore (2019) Synopsis An encore performance of Mozart’s The Magic Flute will be shown in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, December 7.
The Magic Flute from The Met. Tomorrow. 20,365 Views.. and a troupe of dancing bears. See Mozart’s operatic fable as tonight’s Nightly Met Opera Stream, starring tenor Charles Castronovo as Prince Tamino. The 2017 Live in HD transmission will be available for free tonight, June 28, at 7:30PM EDT until tomorrow, June 29, at 6:30PM EDT.