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 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...


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...


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!!...


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,...

Don't miss the re-play!

By John Seleski
One of the best performances I've ever heard out of the Met. That's with 45 years of listening experience. Production was thought-provoking, singing exceptional--each role was perfectly cast. May be...

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