The Metropolitan Opera: Nixon in China Encore Synopsis
The encore of John Adams' opera of President Nixon's 1972 encounter with Communist China.

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Nixon in China

By jspence
The opera was fantastic, but the technical aspects at the Severance Circle Regent Theater were VERY poor. Approximately 25% of the time the picture and sound were distorted so we were not able to...

Nixon in China - The Metropolitan Opera

By monbri

Nixon in China was Awesome

By jimmieman57
I was in Nixon in China when it was staged at the Los Angeles Opera in 1990. The main reason I went to see it was that I never got to see it as an audience participant. It was the first time I had...

Nixon in China

By scotirene
A fascinating opera presenting a slice of modern history, full of emotion....

The Metropolitan Opera: Nixon in China Encore

By ghoover

Mind Bending

By faggitassapple
I had to go to the encore last minute to see Nixon in China again. I saw the live in HD performance and it absolutely blew my mind. I felt like somebody took an eggbeater to my brain. Beautiful...

"It's not Tosca!"

By eefster
The topic, the music, the set, and costume design were remarkable. All of the singers were wonderful, but Kathleen Kim as Chian Ch'ing was exceptional, especially in "I am the wife of Mao...

Nixon in China

By listenerbutnotsinger
A wonderful opportunity to see John Adams' first opera, composed in 1987 in collaboration with librettist Alice Goodman and director Peter Sellars, performed for the first time at the Met. it is...

Its a modern Opera

By Spencer62
This opera is certainly something modern and nothing like anything I had ever seen before. The Met production was of course brilliat as most Met productions are. The opera has atonal music and bits...

The volume in the theater was set too low.

By echolsr
This has been an occasional problem in this theater -- Fenway Regal, Boston. This really interferes with appreciation of the music....

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