The Metropolitan Opera: Maria Stuarda Synopsis
The second opera of Donizetti's Tudor trilogy, starring Joyce DiDonato as Mary, Queen of Scots.

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Great bel canto perfomances

By russellsw
Both Elizabeth and Mary were beautifully sung and expertly acted, as were Leicester, Cecil and, especially Talbot. The production is traditional, but didn't interfere with the singers' presentations....

Maria Stuarda

By flickchick_839
This LIVE in HD performance broadcast from New York City was BEAUTIFULLY done. The principal characters--especially the two females--were exquisite!!! I loved the set design and costuming choices...

Superb!

By TwoHFarm
Voight was a most gracious host and asked some very interesting questions which she could bring due to her experiences. DiDonato was an exceptional Mary singing the role with overwhelming feeling...

Maria Stuarda

By Marschalin
It was an unexpectedly overwhelming experience. The voices, the acting the sets, and even the fictionlized history of Mary Stuart and Elizabeth Tudor were incredibly moving.Joyce di Donato is already...

Maria Stuarda, by its art, creates a new reality

By starlove
The Metropolitan Opera's magnificent portrayal of Maria Stuarda not only awakens our curiosity, and the scholarly intrigue, about the Elizabethan era of the late 16th century. It also, by the...

Maria Stuarda was wonderful

By Island_sunshine
My first experience at HD and seeing the Met. It was truly amazing. I could never see everything as closely as with HD. The acoustics in the Regency Theatre in Jacksonville is terrific. It was...

I missed a wonderful performance ( so i heard)

By Waltraudrb
I am so sorry that I had to miss the showing of Maria Stuarda on Sat. Jan. 19. Can I get a refund for my tickets (2) ? A rain check for another showing ? a different opera?...

Maria Stuardia

By hpkagey
Nicely done with wonderful staging. Donna DiDonato's (Mary Stuart) arais were quite well done. Great supporting cast....

Great experience

By carolcmsmith
Seeing Maria Stuarda in HD was an experience which moved me as well as entertained and educated me. I did read about the story before I got to the theater, so I was somewhat prepared for the...

Maria Stuarda Marvelous

By brenbyr
A rich and powerful opera experience. Joyce DeDonato is especially impressive.for her powerful singing and emotional range, but the total package of misic, voices, costumes, staging is remarkable....

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