• Released
  • December 10, 2016
  • (Start Time: 12:55PM ET / 11:55AM CT / 10:55AM MT / 9:55AM PT / 12:55PM AK & HI)
  • 3 hr 0 min
  • Concert/Special Events
The Metropolitan Opera: L’Amour de Loin Synopsis
The Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season presents a broadcast of Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin, presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, December 10.

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Fantastic sopranos, not great music

By sean1052016380
Susanna Phillips has a wonderfully lyric and rich voice. She sings with great expression and so, made this performance tolerable. I do love the classics with distinct melodies, ones that you leave...

L'Amour de Loin

By jrthome
Excellent opera and performances by orchestra and singersand a very good transmission....

Amazing, but no melody

By tooglos
Staging: amazing ; Costumes: fabulous ; Singing: superb; Music: masterful, but no melody. The Met matinees are wonderful. They give me a chance to see performances I would not have seen...

L'ending de Loin

By richardleonard11
Well sung, well acted, but tedious. Fabulous set, repetitive blocking in 1st act. 2nd act was better but too many false endings. Prefer "Grand" opera....

L''Amour de Loin

By denaegan
Let me first say I LOVE opera, and although this was beautiful, it was way too long, and slow and lacking in all the grandeur, extravagance and lavishness of a typical opera production. The creation...

L'amour de loin

By mblanton43
Wonderful music and story. Different and beautiful. I loved it!...

Not your typical opera

By dadler231
I think the whole idea behind this opera was very interesting. The staging goes perfectly for this very modern opera. I loved the setting for the chorus.This opera is composed in this 21 st century,...

L'Amour de Loin

By mlhard
Absolutely fantastic!...

Fantastic - DONT MISS it!

By Mmfoxdc
Lovely voices, beautiful music and a clever and arresting set!...

L'Amour de Loin

By xnik
Acting, directing, staging, writing, music excellent. Not for kids or those with short attention span....

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