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The Magic Flute (2 CD) - Price, Serra, Schreier. Moll

Item# 1000001278


The Magic Flute (2 CD)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Release Date: 1994
Conductor: Colin Davis
Artists:

Margaret Price
Luciana Serra
Peter Schreier
Kurt Moll
Mikael Melbye
Theo Adam

Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden
Ensemble: Leipzig Radio Chorus
Label: Philips
 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)

Mozart’s final opera (written before La Clemenza di Tito but first performed later) premiered in Vienna in September 1791, just weeks before the composer’s death, with Mozart conducting the orchestra from the fortepiano. A timeless fairy tale, it was a major success from the beginning and never lost its place as one of the most popular works in the repertoire. Julie Taymor’s beloved Met production opened in 2004. Its abridged English-language version, which returns in December 2013 as the company’s annual holiday presentation for families, inaugurated the Met’s Live in HD series of performance transmissions to movie theaters around the world in 2006.

 

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