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The Magic Flute (English version)
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The Magic Flute (English version)

Story & Setting:

Mozart's classic Enlightenment opera is abridged in this English-language, family production. The fairy tale story of dark versus light is given a delightful and visually stunning adaptation by Julie Taymor's costume design and use of puppetry.

Opera Notes:

This opera is an example of the German singspiel style, in which sung texts are interspersed with spoken dialogue. Containing many allusions to Free Masonry (of which the composer was a member), this was Mozart's final opera. The music ranges from solemn, to comic, to triumphant, and contains some of the highest and lowest written notes sung in the operatic repertoire. **Please note- some resources on this page use different English translations than the current Met production**

Sung in



1 hour & 45 min (no intermission)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)


The Queen of the Night (Jessica Pratt)

Met Opera (current production)

“A cuddly wife" (Nathan Gunn)

Met Opera (current production)

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