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The Met in HD: The Magic Flute

Friday, October 13, 2017

The Met in HD opera for Saturday, October14 is "Die Zauberflote" (The Magic Flute), conducted by James Levine. This is the gorgeous Julie Taymor directed production that has been telecast twice in English in a cut-down version for families and kids. This is the full-length version in German, running three and a half hours at the Regal Hollywood cinema, beginning at 2:55 PM. The only "star" name that is familiar might be Rene Pape who pretty much owns the role of the high priest Sarastro. The production is widely praised for its outstanding use of puppets, a delight for all the senses