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....


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...

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 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...


By jaznapoli
The opera is not one of Verdi's best. The ridiculous story line has a lot of awkward transitions. The dark staging made the movie presentation very dark and drab. the sound in the Regal Cinema in...

Ernani, Live from the Met

By akfuri
I liked the live in HD performance of Ernani. Although I am a Met patron and has season tickets for many years , this live in HD performance almost equaled the in-person attendance at the Met...


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,...

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