Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
October 14, 12:55, 3 hr 09 min
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 debutas Pamina with Kathryn Lewek as the Queenof the Night, Charles Castronovo as the fairy tale prince Tamino, Markus Werba as the bird-catching Papageno, Christian Van Hornas 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.