• Released
  • October 8, 2016
  • (Start Time: 12:00PM ET / 11:00AM CT / 10:00AM MT / 9:00AM PT / 12:00PM AK & HI)
  • 5 hr 15 min
  • Concert/Special Events
The Metropolitan Opera: Tristan und Isolde Synopsis
The Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season kicks off with a broadcast of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, October 8.

Movie Reviews

Disappointing Tristan

By demsabrd
The transposition of the settings from the traditional Mediaeval period to the present day just doesn’t work. The dissonances were repeated. Tristan asking how he can leave the tiller and still get...

Mixed feelngs

By mblanton43
I loved the music, the singers and conductor. I hated the settings and the darkness. Setting it in modern times does not work when dealing with potions. Ridiculous! Most of the time, the...


By dgill1092016140
A mixed review of the performance of TRISTAN und ISOLDE: 1. THEATRE - The AMC 14 HD Theatre in Columbia Excellent. Clean, SUPERB audio system, SUPERB projection Compared to...

Metropolitan Opera: Tristan und Isolde

By mkwhelan
After 50 years of attending operas live at the Met this was my first HDTV experience and it was a good one. The sound system in the theater was very good and the large screen with close-ups added a...

Tristan and Isolde

By dhammatt
I have long been a big fan of the Met HD broadcasts, but this one was a disappointment. This production does not lend itself to viewing on a movie screen, as the screen is frequently at least 75%...

Tristan and Isolde

By boycebennett
The simulcast of the opera Tristan and Isolde was a most thrilling event, more so than seeing the opera at the Metropolitan Opera house itself. Of course the singers were splendid, but that is the...

Tristan and he sold a

By hvincentkelly
With the exception of the glorious orchestral music and the strength of the singers including the Helton tenor who plays Tristan., I found the production very disappointing. Bringing it to modern...

Tristan und Isolde

By dbogin

Wonderful experience

By vickytovar
Our first Met life event and was amazing....


By roadrunner122
First the experience at New Roc was again marred by technical difficulties (no sound for a good 20 minutes ..but we are used to start..sort of ) The Opera itself is really long and felt even longer...

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