Matthew Barclay

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More magic needed for this Flute

The Magic Flute. Andrew Jones as Papageno.Photo by Jeff Busby.

In 2005, the New York Metropolitan Opera created an abridged family-friendly version of Mozart and Schnikeneder’s  The Magic Flute. Heading the creative team was Julie Taymor, Tony-winner for her direction of the uber-gorgerous stage production of The Lion King, and the result is as magical as Mozart could ever have imagined with flying…

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