Mozart’s The Magic Flute—SPECIAL ENCORE PRESENTATION
Originally transmitted live on December 30, 2006
Production: Julie Taymor
Set Designer: George Tsypin
Costume Designer: Julie Taymor
Lighting Designer: Donald Holder
Puppet Designers: Julie Taymor and Michael Curry
Choreographer: Mark Dendy
English Adaptation: J.D. McClatchy
James Levine (Conductor); Ying Huang (Pamina), Erika Miklósa (Queen of the Night), Matthew Polenzani (Tamino), Greg Fedderly (Monostatos), Nathan Gunn (Papageno), David Pittsinger (Speaker), René Pape (Sarastro)
The Met made history in December 2006 when it presented its first Live in HD transmission to cinemas worldwide—the abridged English-language version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Julie Taymor’s whimsical production features a winning ensemble, including tenor Matthew Polenzani, baritone Nathan Gunn, and bass René Pape.
THANK YOU TO OUR MET OPERA SPONSORS: Lead underwriters for this season are Wendy Ware & Dan Gleason. Additional sponsorship provided by our opera hosts: Don Bourque & Susan Knowlton, and Jeffrey Ingram & Steve Travis.