The Metropolitan Opera: Roberto Devereux ENCORE Synopsis
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Met Opera’s Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. An encore performance of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux will be shown in select cinemas on Wednesday, April 20.

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Breathtaking! Powerful Drama!

By chitownclassk
Only The Met! Truly, what more needs to be said! The Met did it again! A first rate cast, powerful dramatic and beautifully compelling. Radvanovsky was a joy to behold! Her acting was sublime! She...

ROBERTO DEVEREUX ENCORE

By DONFAN
Excellent- Singing and Acting were absolutely tops. How the Queen managed to move, sing, and act in a 20 to 30 pound costume is amazing. This will be a classic of classics of the HD series. Obvious...

Awesome Performance!! Not to be Missed if repeated

By billjaume
I've been going to the opera since 1974 and this performance has to be in the top 10 of all the hundreds of operas I've seen over the years. Stellar cast in their vocal prime....

Fabulous

By Artseamom
The costumes, the music, the singing, and the acting were wonderful. The filming was so well done and the next best thing to being there live - nice to be able to see costume details, facial...

Roberto Devereux - MetOpera

By eileenparisone
All of the performances in voice and music were brilliant. The costumes, set design and lighting added to the sumptuous elegant look of the opera. I recommend it highly for any music lover....

Five stars!!!

By amante_della_lirica
Wow! How could Sondra Radvanovsky hold up scene after scene in which she was always the singer with the most to sing. I would have collapsed. I love Elena Garanca but she didn't have a big enough...

Robert Devereux

By Francoise Grab
What an extraordinary performance and the four performers were the best ever. It is a rare threat to have the four major roles to be excellent at the same time. A+...

Superlatives Are Not Enough!

By mweiss575
Roberto Devereux was simply divine, one of the most fantastic operatic performances I have ever seen. My only regret is that I could not have made it to NYC to be there in person!...

BRAVO Roberto! 5 STARS!

By appelbaumharvey
An extraordinary opera with an extraordinary cast. Wonderful set and direction. Wish they could award Oscars to them for acting....

Met HD LIVE Donizetti's Roberto Devereux

By jbmcfar
If one production in the ongoing, and welcome, Met Live in HD series shows the strengths of the series it is this exhilarating production of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux. Sir David Vicar's direction...