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“Still at the top for any opera-goer” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera
West 62nd Street, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY 10023
212-799-3100
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Ranked #34 of 808 Activities in New York City
Type: Operas, Performances
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Owner description: The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the country today.
Bogota, Colombia
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“Still at the top for any opera-goer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Well, reviewing the Met is a bit like reviewing the Taj Mahal, right? Let's just say then that it was a privilege to see my teenage daughter discover for the first time the Norma here, with a superb Sondra Radvanovsky in the main role (and clearly adored by the audience), a sober and efficient staging, and a subtle orchestra direction. I just wish I was living in New York and coming here more often....

Visited October 2013
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“Elegant night”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We went to see a ballet and everything was perfect. If you want a true experience of Opera or Ballet it is worth the cost. Champagne, dressing up, gorgeous costumes, stage setting etc.

Visited December 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“finally”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

yes, the met is a true icon of this city, opera, theater, ballet, concerts - this is what you can find at lincoln place and the choices of utmost talented artists the met is offering, is overhelming!

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“Magnificent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Take the "behind the scenes" tour and go to any lecture that will be taking place during your stay. .

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“A MUST if you like opera”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Although most seats are expensive, the family circle is a great bargain. You are far from the stage but the voices and orchestra still sound wonderful. The "subtitles " on the setbacks are great in helping follow the story line.

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