Written May 04, 2015
The Met Opera HD Live performance of "Aida" was fabulous. The singing was wonderful, and Olga Borodina as Amneris was superb, she is a riveting actress, she was so into her character that towards the end of the opera in one emotional scene she shed a tear. Being at the movies is almost as good as being at the Met ! Everything about this opera production was excellent.
If you have never seen a Met "Live" opera movie....go. If you have seen one before...go again!
Written December 01, 2015
If you want to see pageantry at its peak visit a performance of Aida by the Metropolitan Opera Company. Superb singing, spectacular visionary vistas, comfortable as well as best seats in the house. Don't miss any HD broadcasts from the Met that are available in your locality at local theaters. What a treat and at an unbelievable price!!!
Written December 26, 2014
A wonderful performance of a great opera, marred by the venue (Loew's Multiplex, Route 10, East Hanover, NJ). The colors were washed out. The sound was ugly. And the definition was a long way from being HD. Wrote to the Met, who replied that there were no significant similar complaints, so the problem involved the theatre, not the transmission itself.
Written February 13, 2016
Excellent production. Olga stronger than Ludmilla. Alagna strong but often unconnected to the object of his singing. Enjoyed this immensely.
Written May 28, 2016
A wonderful performance of the Met's classic productioin. Watch for Encores and go see it.