Run-Time: 1 x 168 min.
Directed by Directed for television by Otto Schenk
A co-production of ORF and BR in cooperation with Salzburg Festival
Languages: German (ORIGINAL)
Format: 4:3 , 4:3
The Magic Flute 1964
Die Zauberflöte 1964
A recording from the Salzburg Festival, Salzburg 1964
Kertész' interpretation of «The Magic Flute» differed greatly from that of his predecessors. Fluid tempi, a lithe and transparent sound and the great care of he took with instrumental colors gave this performance an unusually cheerful worldliness.
Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder
Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by István Kertész
Choir: Vienna State Opera Choir
Cast: Walter Berry, Pilar Lorengar, Roberta Peters, Waldemar Kmentt, Walter Kreppel, Paul Schöffler, Renate Holm
Directed by Otto Schenk