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

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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....


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 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...


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 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. ...

Beautiful performance!

By Bostonflick
Okay, it's five and half hours long, but it just flew by! The cast is wonderful, the performances are spectacular, and the staging is marvelous. The Metropolitan Opera HD Live is one of the great...

Terrific! Met in HD "Parsifal"

By bobinoup
This was a spectacular opera performance and I am grateful to the Met and Fredericksburg Regal 14 for making it available to the local public. The singing acting and production were terrific....

Very Long, but Doesn't Seem Like It!

By 42morebutterbeers
The HD transmission of the Metropolitan Opera's magnificent production of Parsifal exceeded my already high expectations! Superbly cast and movingly staged, Wagner's longest opera (and that's saying...

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