“The Magic Flute” Met Opera

The Magic Flute is Mozart’s fairy tale opera. The Metropolitan Opera does a special short family version in English for the holidays. It has become a New York City holiday tradition.

Die Zauberflöte is originally a German opera. It premiered at the Freihaus Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, Austria in 1791.


The Magic Flute 2018

This is Julie Taymor’s production.

2018 Cast

Soprano Erin Morley is the empowered Pamina. Tenor Ben Bliss is the valiant Tamino.

Baritone Nathan Gunn is the comic birdcatcher Papageno. Soprano Kathryn Lewek reprises her hair-raising rendition of the malevolent Queen of the Night.

Harry Bicket conducts.

2018 Performances

December 19, Wednesday at 7:30pm
December 22, Saturday at 8pm

December 24, Monday at 7pm (Christmas Eve)
December 27, Thursday at 7:30pm
December 29, Saturday at 1pm

January 1, Tuesday at 3:30pm (New Year’s Day)
January 3, Thursday at 7:30pm
January 5, Saturday at 8pm


Magic Flute Tickets

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