Anna Bolena was outstanding

By shirlschmidt
Written June 14, 2012
We loved it!! It is good to know the history before the performance. The singing was outstanding. We are never disappointed in the performances of the wonderful opera singers. The costumes were out of this world. All period costumes were beautiful. We love being able to view the operas on the large screen. We have marked our calendars for future showings.
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A wonderful Met HD Anna Bolena

By bhamviola
Written October 24, 2016
Another outstanding HD broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera. Peter Gelb has made a huge difference in the world's accessibility to the great operas and artists at the Met. Fabulous singing from all the principal singers- Netrebko as Anna, Gubanova as Jane Seymour, Abdrazakov as Henry VIII. We came home an immediately looked up the history around Henry and his 6 wives. What a bloodthirsty, power-obsessed man, with a powerful portrayal by all. The Met orchestra is world class, and the staging by David McVicar is very compelling. We look forward to more HD broadcasts and encores- we'd never see so many operas otherwise!
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MET Opera Live in HD Anna Bolena

By PCamdenOrgain
Written June 14, 2012
The opera was wonderful, but the movie theater, KIPS Bay #5, was inadequate for Met HD broadcasts. The speaker on the upper right was distorted, and this will prevent me from going back there again for Met broadcasts
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Worth spending an evening with

By Micamey
Written June 14, 2012
wonderful production and very talented singers. Takes some definite liberties with history. Definitely a great way to be introduced to Opera.
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Anna Bolena

By janet.stofkoper
Written June 14, 2012
"Anna Bolena" was the most beautiful operatic score I have experienceed! The artists were superior and costumes exemplary of the period. A truly wholisticly enjoyable experience--thank you for bringing it in HD to a theater near me!
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