The Metropolitan Opera: Roberto Devereux LIVE Synopsis
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Met Opera’s Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. The broadcast of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux will be presented live on Saturday, April 16 in select cinemas nationwide.

Movie Reviews

Blown Away

By jan8242
The singing, the costumes, the orchestra, all outstanding. Sondra Radvanovsky as the formidable Queen Elizabeth I at the end of her reign has firmly established herself as the queen of Donizetti's...

Superb

By rnladyr
Fabulous experience, Sets and costumes very true to that period in history and they were stunning. The singers were all very strong both vocally and dramatically Mathew Polenzani as Essex and...

Roberto Devereux

By susanhglynn
This was a beautiful and uplifting experience. The HD big screen captures everything. We could easily follow the emotions on the faces of the singers, not really possible when sitting in any seat...

Riveting, compelling, vivid, exciting!

By wirrack
The performance was one of the most memorable I've seen. Always love her voice, but this was the best acting I've ever seen out of Elina Garanca (never cared for her Carmen -- perhaps Denyce Graves...

Roberto Devereux

By masing8
Most enjoyable. The staging, costumes and vocal performances, especially the Queen Sondra...

Robert Devereux

By nicinmn
Captivating music, an extraordinary performance. As always with these simulcasts, the direction was exceptional. In ways, seeing the production in a theater is better than seeing it live. You're...

A Peak Experience

By MovieManof49
Fascinating and dramatic opera. Sondra R is absolutely astonishing, as a singer and an actress. The story is classic and dramatic and human, and the three other lead singers are excellent. The Met...

Metropolitan Opera: Roberto Devereux

By cbjonesfl
Outstanding. We couldn't be more pleased with the quality of this presentation....

Awesome production

By howiemts635905
Staging , costume design , and acting were awesome. The singing was superb. A must see for old style opera....

Bosom Heaving, Heart-throbbing, Magnificence

By marthadeegan
I loved it! Was the best Metropolitan Opera movie I have seen thus far out of about 7. The story was compelling, and the acting believable, costumes magnificent. Roberto was a sexy beast. Elizabeth...