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LA BOHEME - THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

By esthervonfrankenberger
WHAT A WONDERFUL WAY OF INTRODUCING OPERA TO A YOUNG AUDIENCE. LA BOHEME HAS EVERYTHING, BEAUTIFUL MUSIC, DRAMA. COMEDY AND A DANCING BEAR - LOVED THE BEAR! THE THEATER, ALTHOUGH COMFORTABLE WAS TOO...

Tristan und Isolde

By Gaetana
Fabulous. We - all six of us - enjoyed it tremendously. The singing was superb and the orchestra was it usual splendid . some of us had not enjoyed this oper before but seeing it in film made a...

Tristan & Isolde

By yelofu
Despite its slow tempo and length, it was worth seeing the production as well as listening to the music. Visually the set was very stimulating - the ship abstraction was particularly interesting. ...

The Metropolitan Opera: Tristan und Isole

By lawanaj_operamovie
Excellent production. We enjoy seeing opera in this format. We had seen the same production live at the Met and it was very to watch the set for five hours. With all the close up shot and the...

Tristan Und Isolde

By casparglad
I found the singing to be excellent and the staging simple but effective. What ruined an otherwise very good peroformance was the intrusive use of split screens. The camera directror obviously knew...

Tristan & Isolde

By kamesh
IIsaw it on HD live metcaste on Saturday, March 22. It was a great performance, but I along with many others did not like the TV production with multi-screen tech. It interfered and distracted from...

Tristan und Isolde

By terrythompson
The split screens were somewhat distracting in the first act. However, all the voices were wonderful and Deborah Voight was extraordinary....

Tristan Und Isolde

By Jonsaintgermain
In spite of being plagued by a series of disasters (both stars contracted a viral ailment on opening night and had to be replaced, and then the replacement Tristan fell from a ladder.) the broadcast...

Blown away

By denster24
It has been about 5 hours since I watched Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" and I'm still stunned and moved by the experience. Debrorah Voigt was born to play the tragic heroine of Isolde and her voice...

Tristan und Isolde

By Grace_Cudney
I was disappointed in the filming of this production. I realize that the singers were often standing long distances from each other, but the use of the close-up vignets of each singer became very...

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