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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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