The Metropolitan Opera: Prince Igor Synopsis
A 12th century Russian prince fights invading hordes from the east.

Movie Reviews

Lot's of Hype

By CCRohlf
The music and singers were wonderful. The poppy field was beautiful. However, the dance in the poppy field was not beautiful and flowing. The dancers were navigating the dance around the field. I...

Prince Igor

By artwilliamharper
First, I must admit that I did not attend the HD transmission of PRINCE IGOR. I had sat through the dress rehearsal, and thought I disliked it, but upon reflection, despised it. I did listen to...

PRINCE IGOR

By cbabla
THE NEW-REVISED VERSION OF PRINCE IGOR IS OUTSTANDING. USING THE DANCES AS A FINALLY TO THE FIRST ACT IS TRULY AN ENORMOUS IMPROVEMENT OVER OTHER VERSIONS OF 'IGOR'. KEEPING THE PRINCE VISUALLY...

Prince Igor: Live at the Met ~ A MUST SEE

By awestdawn1
Beautiful and amazing. The acting tugs at your heart. The orchestra was wonderful. Chorale's singing WOW! You WILL recognize a couple of the arias. Interviews intriguing & fun. Sets & tech...

Russian history at its best :)

By cristiaan
Up to this point, most operas that I have seen revolve around a woman. I am glad that I accepted to attend and watch Prince Igor. Ildar Abdrazakov's interpretation of Prince Igor was outstanding. The...

Prince Igor

By cgboster
Great performance w/ thought provoking about the soul of the Russian people. They are very patriotic and passionate about their country . They also seem to move from great pain to great joy in a...

Prince Igor

By theblanche0
This is an incredible production of Borodin's Prince Igor. Even though the opera is 4 1/2 hrs long the time went by very rapidly. It will be hard for the Met to top this one....

Prince Igor

By enarcht
The overall production was good, especially the voices and music! It is an opera after all. But the modern suits and ties on Yeroshka and Ovlur seemed too modern. Because it is Russian, it helps to...

Fabulous

By voyager3388buju
The production was spectacular. The music and singing was incredible, and the stars were excellent actors. The Polovtsian dances were hard to pull off but amazing. This is a small thing, but in...

GOOD

By roberteolsen
A wonderful reconstruction of the Mussorgsky-like opera as a psychodrama. Well sung. Well acted. Well played. "I will save Russia because I am not Prince Igor."...