The Metropolitan Opera: La Fanciulla del West Synopsis
A centennial performance of Puccini's wild-west opera.

Movie Reviews

La Fanciulla del West

By Doctoreye
An exciting performance of a beautiful opera! The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series continues to be a brilliantly conceived service to make great opera accessible to everyone. The behind the...

The Metropolitan Opera: La Fanciulla del West

By darciefu
Faultless. I thought this was fantastic! Deborah Voigt so embodied the role of Minnie, and Marcello Giordani and Nicola Luisotti were perfect, too, as the reformed-by-love thief and the violently...

The Girl of the Golden West - Alison's Opinion

By AlisonMcClaren
Little did I know that Puccini considered this to be his greatest opera! Debra Voigt and the male leads were OUTSTANDING. Loved the sets, the orchestral score is beautiful, and this opera is like no...

Special Performance

By CCRohlf
This is a must see; great singers, wonderful set and production. You're missing something special if you don't see it!...

Fancuilla del West

By Loge44
The Met's production of Fancuilla was excellent, with fine beautiful and persuasive singing, especially from the two leads and supporting cast. The Sheriff was rather stylized and formulaic as a...

La Fanciulla del West

By pandmyoung
Very intricate staging with fine cast...

Five Word Review

By norhaus
GREAT LIKE ALL THE SIMULCASTS...

La Fanciulla del West

By susan141
Loved the music. It was fabulous. Missed the beautiful costumes you usually see in an opera. I didn't really like the fact that it was a western. Love the Live at the Met experience. I go to as...

Not a Puccini fan

By lichtblaus
I am not a huge Puccini fan and the libretto of the first act nearly drove me nuts BUT the singing was superb and I was finally carried away by Acts II and III .... and I totally loved the...

La Fanciulla del West

By flanagand
It was great - very demanding roles for the principals and very well done. What a large chorus, - all very good. Thanks for bringing these operas to the world - most of whom will never have...

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