The Metropolitan Opera: The Nose Synopsis
A bureaucrat searches for his missing nose.

Movie Reviews

The NOSE

By billanddot
Awful. Too much emphasis on unnecessary visuals to detriment of story. Production would have been terrible in a live performance b/c of large vertical setting with little compartments. Clever...

The Nose -- The Met BLEW it!

By snjherron
When I saw "The Nose" at the Met in 2010, I LOVED it, and was looking forward with great anticipation to seeing it in HD. However, what was shown proved to me conclusively that not all operas can or...

The Nose

By judith-anderson
Fascinating staging. Excellent vocals. I found the music, however, to be a bit challenging. It was constantly at an aggressive, fever pitch. Shostakovitch could have used some variations in...

The Nose Stunk

By ShakespeareGal
I am a regular at the Met and I wanted to test the waters of this opera in the movie theater 1st. I tried listening to it on cd 1st and couldn't bare it. Only reason I ended up going was because of...

The Nose

By Operabuff74
First, many thanks for opening the second Columbia theater to carry the Metropolitan Opera HD productions. Please work for better publicity of that fact. I discovered it by accident when getting my...

Nose

By karaul
This is not a typical movie, and as such, there are different criteria. Even though it's an opera, I would call it a great spectacle at best with weird music, and skillful singing. Very talented...

The Nose

By knoif614
I think this performance belongs on some Broadway theatre, not at the MET. I am very used to attending operas in non-English with English sub-titles, but this one needs to be sung in English to make...

The Nose is Not So Much

By danrosenblum
As a short story, The Nose is tops. It has humor with a twist, because, in a way, it is all of us, competing with the part of ourselves that wants to be the best possible version of us without the...

The Nose

By curtreese
A complete waste of time. Horrid music. Stupid story. Not even mildly entertaining. I have seem over 200 operas and this is by far the worst without question....

Really enjoyed it ...

By toni803
The music and sets matched the tone perfectly. We found it delightful. We may not have caught all of the symbolism, although what we got was well done. Just really enjoyed it....