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Review of The Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera
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Owner description: The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the country today.
New Haven, Connecticut
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“Always a great experience but...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

It happened to me the second time - Jonas Kaufmann was ill and did not sing that night. Overall, always a great pleasure to be at the Met.

Visited March 2014
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“If you like opera - you will not be dissapointed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2014

I saw the Prince Igor opera - beautiful music, great voices. I didn't like the costumes, but again that's happens once and again and I did want to hear the beautiful music and best voices in the world that Metropolitan opera seems to attract.

Visited March 2014
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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“Prince Igor”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2014

What can I say? It's the Met! Great orchestra, great singing. Interesting staging (and use of projected images). Too long!

Visited March 2014
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New York
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“Potentially a great experience, despite Peter Gelb”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

The greatest opera orchestra, fantastic chorus and when a good director and great cast come together (like the recent Werther) there's nothing like the Met experience. But all too frequently there are just routine performances and/or weird productions that show off the director's ego, not the composer's or librettist's intent.

Visited March 2014
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New York City, New York
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“Over the top Grand”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

Only if you like opera... However, the production values are excellent. The orchestra is world renowned and the productions are amazing. Of course, the orchestra is wonderful, but also the Balcony in the front if you don't mind seeing ants perform has bood acoustics and much better prices. STanding room is sometimes available but much sought after.

Visited March 2014
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