The Metropolitan Opera: Turandot LIVE Synopsis
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. The broadcast of Puccini's Turandot will be presented live on Saturday, January 30 in select cinemas nationwide.

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Live at the Met in HD. Jan. 30, 2016. TURANDOT.

By donnaarcher
The Met's production of Turandot was quite spectacular with elaborate sets and costumes, and of course, the music is stunning. I thought that Stemme was musically dramatic as Turandot but rather...

Great opportunity to see the best opera productions

By ngertner605
We are so grateful for Live in HD. We would never be able to go to New York to see all these amazing operas. The price is very reasonable and I hope they continue....

Great Production - No Technical Problems (for a change)

By alvinsteingold
While it would be easy to nitpick, who am I to comment on the great Zeffirelli. On the other hand modesty has never slowed me down. Acts II and III were superb. Act I with its cast of hundreds, dark...

Turandot

By annmilam
The opera was OK (principals were not top singers) but the sound in the theater was WAY too loud! Fortunately I had ear plugs and could stay to the end. Tenor's Nessun dorma was disappointing--the Met...

Exhausting

By elainewalizer
This was our first Met Simulcast, though our history as opera buffs is decades-long. Due to the elaborate sets, the time between acts was excessive. Following Act 1, we watched interviews, after...

Turandot

By opavon
Stunning production from the Met. I always enjoy the HD live performances that are broadcast, however this was very impressive. Five stars...

beautiful but chaotic opera

By msanouk
lovely music. great performance. excellent singers. beautiful costumes. story - simple and beautiful but opera is over dramatic, gaudy and chaotic. not my favorite Puccini's. could be whole different...

Bravo

By pgewecke
It was an excellent broadcast. Really enjoyed it....

Turandot, opera by Puccini

By juliaom
Fabulous, what a spectacle. Stage setting was enormous and costumes were rich and beautiful. Voices of course are what I go to the opera for and Nina Stemme was in excellent voice, but the Liu, Anita...

Gorgeous! Breathtaking! Amazing!

By lisi180
One of the most beautiful operas I have ever seen. I can guarantee that if you don't know or even like opera you will fall in love with this production!...