• Released
  • December 14, 2013
  • 3 hr 20 min
  • Concert/Special Events
    Music/Performing Arts


By nmcr3
Written September 28, 2016
This production was awesome! The attention to detail in the staging was outstanding...loved the turkey which was roasted when removed. The cast was well chosen, but it was Amborogio Maestri's voice and comedic interpretation of Falstaff that carried the production.
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The Metropolitan Opera: Falstaff

By judyptarmigan
Written October 24, 2016
What I like about comic opera is the contrast between the fabulous voices and the situation comedy action. I thought the ending was weak - mere chorus music. But I particularly liked the interviews with the opera stars during the interval. Definitely worth going to.
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By iwreym
Written April 23, 2017
What a great way to experience the Metropolitan Opera! Singing was superb as always--plot was wonderful--subtitles captured the essence. If you are an opera fan, want to experience the experience and ambiance of being at the Metropolitan this is the way to do it.
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By babrombert
Written December 15, 2013
How fortunate we are to have Opera in HD, especially when a superb new production can be seen at a fraction of the cost and effort of going to the Met. This is the most ingenious, visually interesting, and brilliantly performed Falstaff I have seen (and I have seen a few!). Even novices to opera can enjoy this.
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Splendidly human!

By jvan56
Written December 15, 2013
A wonderfully creative production for an adult audience, splendidly sung and acted by an exceptional cast, portraying all too human beings, warts and all. My first viewing of Falstaff, I truly enjoyed it.
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