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

Movie Reviews

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....

Once Again the Riverview Theater in Philadelphia Disappoints its Audience

By cynthiajeiseman
Since the beginning of the Metropolitan Opera simulcasts, the Riverview Theater on Delaware Avenue in Philadelphia has disappointed its audience by presenting LOUSY sound. The sound is never loud...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 Bon123
Absolutely riveting opera. Joyce DiDonato and Elze van den Heever outdid themselves vocally and with unbelievable acting. I've seldom seen acting to rival theirs on the opera stage. Donizetti's...

Met Maria Stuarda

By amalioc
Impeccable presentation. Ms. Di Donato did an outstanding job like the rest of the cast. It is a blessing that viewers like me can see Met Operas and provide us with so much culture at a reasonable...

Maria Stuarda Met Opera HD

By belnoz6
Amazing/Extraordinary Joyce DiDonato - once in a lifetime perfect opera performance - remarkable!...

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