The Metropolitan Opera: Turandot Synopsis
Paolo Carignani conducts a live performance of Puccini's "Turandot," with soprano Nina Stemme.

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The NY Metropolitan Opera: Turandot

By slake
Wonderful production; outstanding entertainment; terrific between act commentaries and videos; excellent HD and audio for most of the production, BUT some very poor, sporadically horrible video &...


By opera woman
The opera performance was excellent. At too many times the sound went silent, and a few times there were glitches in the whole transmission. The theater manager addressed the audience and explained...


By vinmor
This Opera is one of my favorites and I think Puccini"s best, as this production is unequaled, saying that, this is the first time after attending many HD telecast that technical difficulty disrupted...

Great Production

By normberg
The presentation was degraded by a number of sound breaks. Probably 10 throught the performance....

An opera treasure

By Barry Freed
An excellent cast and superb production combined to make this a "don't miss" for any serious opera enthusiast. If Marina Guleghina was not one's ideal of an exotically beautiful Chinese princess, she...


By GaryAus
This opera production was among the greatest I have ever seen after 40 years of opera going. The music, the visuals, the sets, the singers all fantastic. Unfortunately there were glitches in the...

Poor broadcast quality

By gkhowell
The singers and production were fine. The broadcast quality was not - there were dropouts in the audio and video. The Met should offer refunds or tickets to the rebroadcast....


By scaluro
The tranmission was awful. The best singing and music was ruined by interruptions....

Turandot in HD

By Regal Park Met
Turandot was spectacular with wonderful singing, great conducting and orchestra performance, and excellent intermission features, Sadly, this was all marred by the intermittent loss of sound track...

MetOp Turandot

By morgandude
We absolutely LOVED what we could see. Unfortunately the audio was frequently dropping out and the video would frequently blank out to. The worst of it was at the pinnacle of the opera when Calaf...

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