The Metropolitan Opera: Ernani Synopsis
Tragic lovers Elvira and Ernani battle fate to be together.

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Technical Problems

By operafanatic
An outstanding performance of the opera Ernani was marred by severe audio problems during the first half hour of the performance which ruined an otherwise thrilling performance....

Unhappy Camper

By JMGibbons
Nothing to complain about regarding the opera itself. Our local theater, though -- now that's another matter. First, those of us "opera oldsters" who normally show up an hour or so before the...


By nbortnick
Music and Voices were fine. However, the projection and lighting were terrible,especially during the first act, it improved somewhat thereafter but overall left much to be desired....


By mjan85
A wonderful earlier work by Verdi. Best production I have seen in a long time. The singing by Angela Meade as Elvira and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Don Carlo was divine. Dmitri's portrayal and...


By Movies are Magic
This was a wonderful, lyrical opera and I enjoyed it immensely. The costumes and staging were wonderful. The singing was exquisite, especially the new soprano, Angela Meade. She has an amazing...

Metropolitan Live in HD

By NCMovieLover
During the intermission features of every Live in HD performance the audience is encouraged to attend a true opera performance at the opera house because "although the sound is wonderful in the HD...


By Annebelle
The music was lovely. The male singers were very good. The female lead has a lovely voice but has to lose weight. Most female opera singers are thinner than the divas of the past aand audiences...

Excellent performers

By loewner
The performance was excellent. This early Verdi Opera is a revelation of how he composed it. Although the arias and ensembles are very good and dramatic, I cannot remember the tunes, as in later...


By operahdbam
Our 2nd HD opera. Most enjoyable.Our local venue was filled with appreciative viewers. Though quintessential Verdi (thwarted love, revenge, concealed identity, redemption), Ernani was new to me,...


By Bon123
Super production! Keep those Metropolitan Opera live performances coming please! All the principals were great, and we have a new super diva on the rise, Angela Meade. She even earned a fantastic...

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