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Die Zauberflöte (DVD) - Glyndebourne

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Die Zauberflöte (DVD)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Release Date: 2004
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Felicity Lott
Leo Goeke
Benjamin Luxon
Thomas Thomascke
May Sandoz

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Ensemble: Glyndebourne Chorus
Label: Arthaus Musik

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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