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Guilio Cesare

By Klolso
Written September 22, 2014
Interesting take on this opera. I enjoyed most of the changes exept the costuming as a flapper. The music was terrific and beautifully sung, but some of the "modernized" tricks were distracting to the story, ie. "call me" signal, umbrella use, battleship, blimps and cruise ship back drops, etc. The counter tenors were terrific!
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A delightful treat

By sorsche
Written April 28, 2013
What a great way to end the season. Delicious music, sensitively presented in a most wonderfully expressive way. Fabulous cast/voice/acting all around. Delightful production full of wonderful fun. I'd see this one again and will likely buy it when it (hopefully) is released.
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BG

By BGARY02
Written April 28, 2013
Thoroughly enjoyed this opera. I enjoy Handel anyway, so this is just icing on the cake. David Daniels is at his best, as is Natalie Dessay. The remaining cast was also superb. Sets and costumes couldn't have been better. Congratulations to David McVicar for his design and direction. Looking forward to next season. It seems like each MET HDTV Season gets better.
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giullio cesare

By susansatz
Written December 20, 2014
fantastic! unbelievable singing from everybody! a treat to watch. comedic vaudeville-type choreography added - helped make the almost 5 hours go by quickly.
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What a Bust! Theater Management screwed up

By Aloharuss
Written May 22, 2015
What we saw, about an hour and a half was great. Then the HD transmission ceased. After some delay, someone came out and explained that they record the transmissing when it is sent to the theater, but somehow there was nothing there after the first hour and a half. I guess a tip would be someone at the local theater should review the recording they just made when the transmission is sent to make sure they got it all BEFORE selling tickets to the performance.
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