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 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...

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....

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...

opera turandot

By cedoan
The sets were fantastic and transporting to another world. So were the costumes and the accompanying makeups. The tenor however was forever flat and hisrendering of the opera's signature aria...

Turandot

By augustcab
I have enjoyed the Met HD yearly series for the last 8 years. Turandot was the most enjoyable and best presentation of all. The music, staging, singing and sheer number of people on state was...

Turandot was outstanding

By caroldevin
The entire experience was outstanding. The singing, the choreography, the staging, the dancing - all was top notch....

Turandot live from the Met.

By Ninahughesbrohn
Outstanding!...

Very Good

By rtramphal
As close as we can get to The Met. To hear those voices and see that production here is a real treat. The costumes spectacular, the appearance of the Imperial Palace was breath taking and the...