Mozart ‘Magic,’ live from the Met

Oct 05, 2017
Photo by: Richard Termine/Met Opera Markus Werba is Papageno in Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte," as realized by Julie Taymor at the Metropolitan Opera.

Rockland — The 2017-2018 Metropolitan Opera’s Live-in-HD season of broadcasts from Lincoln Center to the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., continues Saturday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. with a simulcast of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute).” An encore broadcast has been scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 1 p.m.

Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor’s production of Mozart’s masterpiece. Golda Schultz makes her Met debut as Pamina with Kathryn Lewek as the Queen of the Night, Charles Castronovo as the fairytale prince Tamino, Markus Werba as the bird-catching Papageno, Christian Van Horn as Sprecher and René Pape as Sarastro.

“Die Zauberflöte” is sung in German with subtitles in English and runs an estimated three hours and nine minutes, including one 35-minute intermission. Tickets are $27, $15 for students younger than 19 and for college students with ID, available at or 594-0070. Encore show tickets day-of-show are $23/ $5; season ticket packages also are available.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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