• Released
  • July 17, 2013
  • NR , 2 hr 30 min
  • Concert/Special Events
    Music/Performing Arts

La Traviata

By popcornandmartinis
Written August 28, 2015
La Traviata is my favorite opera - it is the most incredibly beautiful music. Natalie Dessay as brilliant as Violetta - the physicality of her performance along with her amazing soprano inspired the part beautifully. The modern, spare set as a little off-putting but the music was so spectacular that you could live with it. Opera lovers will really enjoy this. If someone is unfamiliar with opera and wants to learn - this is an excellent opportunity to begin. I could watch it again and again.
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By sumeto
Written July 29, 2015
I'm new to opera and haven't become accustomed to the over-trained voices. But Natalie Dessay's voice is light and airy -- a sheer delight. How she can deliver those ethereal notes while lying on the floor, running around a room, or dying, is simply a miracle. I was breathless watching her, but fortunately she wasn't.
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La Traviata

By hrubino
Written June 30, 2016
Great to be able to enjoy the Met right at your movie theater. Really enjoyed taking my 86 yr old mom who studied opera at Julliard and hadn't enjoyed this type of entertainment in 65 yrs! Another favorite of hers would be Rigoletto. Hope this can be enjoyed in this type of venue as well.
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Great Performance, Movie Theater Exeprience Needs Work

By culuriel
Written August 28, 2015
The Met did a fantastic job of staging/shooting this live performance, the problem is that watching opera at a movie theater sucks without people enforcing opera house rules. No one should be able to enter and obstruct views and disturb people while a song is in progress! No one should ever shout directions to the film booth from the audience WHILE A SONG IS IN PROGRESS. Theaters really need an usher or two, at least for the first act while morons figure out this is not Pacific Rim.
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La Traviata with Dessay, et al

By rosecrafton
Written May 30, 2016
I'm more of a traditionalist and was surprised with this contemporary rendition of La Traviata. But after a few moments I got into the minimalistic sets and the subtleties of the performance. Dessay's voice was pleasing and had wonderful range. Also, the baritone voice of Hvorostovsky was notable. I still prefer the traditional rendition and sets and I fondly remember Tebaldi, Price, and Moffo doing this role; but I appreciated Dessay nonetheless.
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