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Mozart

Die Zauberflöte

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Mozart’s magical fairy tale has enchanted and moved audiences for more than 200 years—which is easy to understand after hearing this broadcast, brilliantly conducted by James Levine. The handsome, stalwart prince Tamino (Francisco Araiza) must fight supernatural forces to rescue the beautiful princess (Kathleen Battle) with whom he has fallen in love—after seeing only her portrait. But Tamino is in a strange land and doesn’t know whom he can trust, including Sarastro (Kurt Moll), the leader of a mysterious noble order.

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Performance Info

Performance Date

Feb 9, 1991

Composer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist

Emanuel Schikaneder

Run Time

2 HRS 41 MIN

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus