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

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Beware the AMC 25

By sanmilton
Despite a disclaimer slide warning that some North American cinemas might experience transmission interruptions, the broadcast went smoothly for once, nearly six hours of it. Great performance of a...


By stornay
Excellent production -- thought the Encore performances were done without the intermission features, so starting at 6:30 p.m. made it a very late night, especially for a weeknight. Would suggest...


By peterson.otis55
really loved the total lack of lilting irish tenors and prima donna sopranos! yet that can't save this opera based on convoluted profound misunderstandings of the gospel, what it says about a lost...


By compositor
Fantastic singers, chorus and orchestra,very imaginative production with original staging, lighting effects. One negative aspect: The introduction and the interviews during the intermissions suffered...

The Metropolitan Opera: Parsifal Encore

By Grannyfox
While this movie/opera is very long, the singing and music is superb! It was a very different treatment with lots of fake blood symbolizing the torment of mankind. It is always interesting when ...

The Metropolitan Opera: Parsifal Encore

By dgregson
Superb delayed video cast transmission from the MET in New York City. Incomparable masterpiece (Wagner's final opera, 'Parsifal'), with a matchless cast of singers. Magnificent staging with relevance...

An Operatic Nose of Wax

By beckg03
AMC Chesterfield, MO is lauded for hosting the Met Live/Encore series. Parsifal was sung and played extremely well, but the sets were so barren that, except for most of Act II, sitting through 6 hours...


By Stanzi
I loved the content. FOUR problems at THIS THEATER Kips Bay theater. 1. Sound system could not cope with some of the music and turned tinny and off pitch 2. A damage in the screen marred the...

Wagner would turn over in his grave!

By dancingkim
Wagner's score and the singing of Jonas Kaufmann, Rene Pape and Katarina Dalayman were magnificent. Daniele Gatti's interpretation of the score was wonderful. The "production" was abysmal. ...

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