Les Troyans

By bigjohnf
Written June 30, 2016
A great Metropolitan Opera production of a great opera seen on HD in the theater. What a way to see an opera performed thousands of miles away in real time.
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By Florida Panther
Written May 29, 2016
Troyens is a difficult opera to stage, because of the vast resources required. This is the sort of thing that only a house like the MET should attempt. This revival of a 2003 production came equipped with 110 choristers, at lest 30 dancers, countless supernumeraries AND Susan Graham in the greatest performance I have heard by ANYBODY! I literally wept with emotion at the end. If you want the VERY BEST, don't miss the encore presentation!
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Lers Troyens

By jpgilbert
Written August 01, 2015
Cool production; wonderful leads; boring opera. I really don't like French opera!. This merely re-confirms my bias!
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Les Troyens by Berlioz Met LIVE in HD

By a2020orthophoria
Written May 05, 2016
Superb performances of a relatively rarely performed opera at the Met. The opportunity to view this opera LIVE in HD is very much appreciated. The HD production was about as perfect as one could imagine.
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Thrilling production of "Les Troyens"

By impresaria
Written June 30, 2016
Bryan Hymel as Enee was electric, and the ladies (Voigt and Graham) were excellent. Berlioz's music as always was superb. But why must the director think she knows so much better than Virgil and Berlioz? Her odd changes made hash of key points of the plot. For example -- bringing Andromache and Hecuba onstage during the mass suicide scene, when it is essential that the audience understand that Andromache became booty. Or -- having Enee wandering around Troy when he sees Hector's ghost, when the point is that Hector awakens him and tells him to flee. And Croft as Chorebe seemed far more in love with himself than with Cassandre. Nonetheless -- thrilling.
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