The Metropolitan Opera: Parsifal Synopsis
Jonas Kaufmann, Katarina Dalayman and Peter Mattei star in Wagner's final masterpiece.

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Magnificent

By rwayne724
If you can make it through the first act, you have got it made. The seconds and third acts are inspriing. This production with the projections was wonderful, although I did not like the modern dress....

Parsifal

By bassoI
This is a must see for any Wagner fan. The singing is fabulous. It is long, but well worth seeing. The staging is unusual and new, but that makes the production all that more fascinating. It was very...

Parsifal, Metropolitan Opera HD theater cast

By fjbjr
A fabulous performance of a stupendous opera, with brilliant soloists, superb choral singing, and a first rate orchestra. Concept, staging, and lighting were stunningly good, though I prefer the...

The only word is "magnificent!"

By nancysuef
The music is divine and the voices are absolutely first-rate. One might carp about the production and the omnipresent blood, but it is an astounding experience overall....

Parsifal MET Opera

By jscott469
Greatly enjoyed Kaufmann's performance......he is the tenor of this generation!! Less than thrilled with the production/setting.....I felt the setting/production missed Wagner's essential theme. ...

Parsifal - Met HD Live Production

By eyefish
Parsifal is lengthy & takes you on a personal journey perhaps in some unsettling ways. The transmission was great for actual performance & backstage interviews. The sound quality was excellent. The...

Parsifal

By DezzertFoxx
I was so disappointed. The music is gorgeous, the performances were excellent. But the direction and staging were: tedious, pretentious, opaque, soporific, and boring. I left at the first...

Parsifal

By carolwgarrett
Fabulous production by the New York Metropolitan Opera Company!! The entire production was incredible! The talent was the finest and it was long but we would not have missed it!! Bravo!!...

Parsifal

By mcphersonmichael
First the positive report -- The theater (AMC 25 Empire; 42nd Street, NYC) was comfortable and the staff gave outstanding customer service. The opera was terrific. In fact it was the best performance...

Parsifal

By Schabert
Excellent! Die beste Wagnerinszenierung, die ich je gesehen habe. Viel besser, als die derzeitigen Inszenierungen in Bayreuth. Endlich ein Regisseur, der sich nicht selbst verwirklichen will,...

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