The Metropolitan Opera: The Magic Flute
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The Metropolitan Opera: The Magic Flute

Run Time: 120 Minutes
Rating: G

The Magic Flute is one of the most enchanting and magical operas out there. Playing from December 19-January 5, Julie Taymor’s abridged, English-language production is a perfect family Christmas treat. A two-act opera by Mozart, it’s conducted by Harry Bicket and stars soprano Erin Morley as Pamina and tenor Ben Bliss as Tamino. The Magic Flute, which originally premiered in 1791 in Vienna just two months before Mozart’s death, follows the story of the handsome prince Tamino, who vows to rescue Pamina, the daughter of the mysterious Queen of the Night, from the so-called evil kidnapper Sarastro – but Tamino soon finds out that all is not as it seems…