The Metropolitan Opera: Iolanta/Duke Bluebeard's Castle Synopsis
The Met Opera’s broadcast of Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta / Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle will be presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, February 14 at 12:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. PT.

Movie Reviews

Technical Problems for Met Live in HD

By macdonaldjb
At Regal 16 in Pinellas Park, FL, the simulcast began after the opera had started. The audio sounded like a scratched record. throughout The issue was corrected at intermission, but the first opera...

Mixed bag of cloth and rags

By ernieschell
Iolanta was excellently performed, but the story was even more outlandish than most operas. Bluebeard's Castle, on the other hand, though also well sung, was a huge disappointment. The description...

By tinadolljax
Opera was cancelled...

Fandango Service For Met HD Iolanta and Bluebeard's Castle

By bursteb
The operas were wonderful, but Fandango's service wasn't. The time of the showing was changed from 12:55 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. and we weren't notified....

Iolanta/Bluebeard's Castle

By joelpmd
A perfect pair of one act operas to view in the comfort of a nearby theatre, saving us a long trip to NYC with the threat of white-out conditions from snow on our return on Valentine's Day. The...

Iolanta

By Divine_Taste
The Metropolitan Opera performance of Iolanta was excellent. It was such a pleasure to hear the singirs sing in their original language. The music Director did a wonderful job and so did the stage...

Iolanta/Bluebeard's Castle

By lucillepoleshuck
Terrific operas. Comfortable theater....

Iolanta / Bluebeard's Castle

By johnagatto
Both operas were fantastic for totally different reasons. Iolanta was a charming positive fairy tail while Bluebeard was dark and sinister. The casts were outstanding and the productions were...

2 Contrasting Fairy Tales

By jklein03222
I liked the production of Iolanta better of the two. Netrebko's singing was superb. The story is charming. Duets and trios are wonderful, as music should be in a fairy tale.Blue Beard's Castle is...

Iolanthe

By lmalouche
Neautiful...