Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Special 30.12.2006 encore / Retransmission. This was the groundbreaking broadcast that launched the Met’s heralded Live in HD series, seen by opera lovers in movie theaters around the world. Adults and children alike were enchanted by the whimsical humor and breathtaking puppetry of Julie Taymor’s hit production, presented in a shortened English-language version. Under the baton of Maestro James Levine, a winning ensemble cast—including Nathan Gunn, Ying Huang, Matthew Polenzani, Erika Miklosa, and René Pape—brings fresh life to Mozart’s timeless fairy tale.

Conductor: James Levine
Production and Costume Designer: Julie Taymor
Set Designer: George Tsypin
Lighting Designer: Donald Holder
Puppets: Julie Taymor and Michael Curry
Choreography: Mark Dendy
Cast: Ying Huang as Pamina, Erika Miklósa as The Queen of the Night, Matthew Polenzani as Tamino, Nathan Gunn as Papageno, David Pittsinger as Orator, René Pape as Sarastro