The Magic Flute (The Metropolitan Opera)

The Magic Flute (The Metropolitan Opera)

Director: Gary Halvorson Cast: Matthew Polenzani, Wendy Bryn Harmer, Kate Lindsey

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Julie Taymor directed this production of Mozart's The Magic Flute for The Metropolitan Opera that features Matthew Polenzani, Erika Miklosa, and Nathan Gunn.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/16/2011
UPC: 0886979101395
Original Release: 2006
Source: Sony Classics
Region Code: 0
Sound: [stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:52:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Matthew Polenzani Tamino
Wendy Bryn Harmer First Lady
Kate Lindsey Second Lady
Tamara Mumford Third Lady
Nathan Gunn Papageno
Erika Miklósa Queen of the Night
Stephen Paynter First Slave
Kenneth Floyd Second Slave
Gregory Cross Third Slave
Greg Fedderly Monostatos
Ying Huang Pamina
Bennett Kosma First Spirit
Jesse Burnside Murray Second Spirit
Jacob A. Wade Third Spirit
David Pittsinger Speaker
Rene Pape Sarastro
Brian Davis First Priest
Tony Stevenson Second Priest
Jennifer Aylmer Papagena
Michael Myers First Guard
Robert Lloyd Second Guard
Rachel Schuette Solo Dancer
Michael Parloff Flute Solo
James Levine Conductor

Technical Credits
Gary Halvorson Director
Louisa Briccetti Producer
Mark Dendy Choreography
Peter Gelb Executive Producer
George Tsypin Set Decoration/Design
Victoria Warivonchik Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Magic Flute
1. Overture and Opening Credits [3:29]
2. A Serpent! A Monster! How Can I Escape Now? [4:38]
3. Where am I? ... I'm Papageno, that's my name [2:13]
4. You there! Tell me, friend, who are you? A bird? [2:01]
5. This portrait's beauty I adore [1:27]
6. Prince Tamino, you must know she was kidnapped [:56]
7. Be not afraid. Good Prince arise... My fate is gried and lamentation [5:14]
8. Can all this true? ... Hm! Hm! Hm! Hm! [4:41]
9. She has escaped! Pamina's escaped! [2:01]
10. Who are you? You saved me! [1:41]
11. You'll find your journey's end this way [1:38]
12. Who comes now to the temple door? [4:37]
13. Oh, endless night! My heart is aching! [1:53]
14. How soft, how sweet, your magic tone [2:58]
15. Tip-toe, tip-toe! Hold your breath! [2:30]
16. Long life to Sarastro! All hail Sarastro! [1:51]
17. Sir! I kneel before you [3:29]
18. Conceited Princeling, if you please. Behold my master! On your knees! [3:26]
19. My brothers, we have dedicated ourselves to the future of humankind [:48]
20. O Isis and Osiris [3:04]
21. What a terrible night! [2:24]
22. Why stay in the dark of night? [3:03]
23. Prince, you have kept your word [:34]
24. Aha! Here's my stubborn beauty!... Men were born to be great lovers [1:32]
25. Begone! ... Mother! Oh, Mother! [:49]
26. Here in my heart, Hell's bitterness is seething [3:11]
27. I cannot! ... Why are you trembling? [1:29]
28. Within our sacred temple [2:11]
29. We shall leave you here, Prince Tamino [2:49]
30. We bid you welcome a second time [1:42]
31. Aren't you hungry, Tamino? [1:32]
32. Now my heart is filled with sadness [4:01]
33. You see, Tamino. I can keep quiet when I have to [2:23]
34. A cuddly wife or sweetheart is Papageno's wish [3:53]
35. Here I am, lovey-dovey! [1:15]
36. No fear of death or doom can daunt me [2:15]
37. Tamino mine, I'm here at last! [3:50]
38. The Flute protected us from fire [2:53]
39. Papagena! Papagena! Papagena! [5:03]
40. Pa-Pa-Pa- Papagena [2:35]
41. Now to the temple doors ... The sun's golden splendor has banished the night! [4:49]
42. Bows and Closing Credits [2:56]

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