The Metropolitan Opera: Werther Synopsis
Werther falls in love with a married woman.

Movie Reviews

Great until there was no audio during the finale!

By Artofthequilt
It was great till something interfered with the satellite transmission IN THE LAST 10 MINUTES! So we watched the finale, and encores in total silence. I don't know if this happened in all theaters...

"Werter's" lost, last seven minutes

By pmmccarter
Loved the opera until audio breakdown at critical end. Does Fandango have any response to those of us who spent $25 or more to go home disappointed? At least the Met is running the last few minutes...

Werther

By backtobach
Jonas Kaufmann is incredible as Werther . I'm so grateful to the Metropolitan Opera for making these Live in HD performances available and to AMC movie theaters for showing them....

WERTHER

By renatemoser
It was one of the very best HD transmissions from the Metropolitan Opera. The singing, acting, scenery, and costumes were first-class and so was the orchestra. This is a "Must Go."...

Sound quit during dramatic climax of Werther

By noirfan
Werther in this new Met production was ravishing in terms of set and costumes. The music was gorgeous. The two principals were outstanding. Jonas Kaufmann stole the show with his strong tenor that...

Werther

By parent2111
The opera was well sung, well directed, but in the last 10 minutes of the intense finale the sound went dead. The picture was still playing, but with no sound. This is unthinkable to present an opera...

Werther

By BettySekhri
tt was a beautiful performance, by everyone, but especially Jonas Kaufmann as Werther.The character of Charlotte was also well defined. It is a very sad opera, but it was made sadder by the fact...

MET HD Werther

By janiematthews
I absolutely loved this HD film! I went to the opera itself, and the editing with its closeups and different angles made the film an equally great—even better—experience! I am going back to see it...

Werther

By Moontouch
Being a BIG Jonas Kaufmann fan - it was not hard for me to love this performance. It was fantastic ! I loved the other singers beside Jonas (who was wonderful) especially Sophie Koch. Great...

Werther (Met Opera Live HD)

By Berlin1971
Excellent except that the sound went off right in the middle of the climactic final scene, so we could all watch poor Werther die, but couldn't hear the music. Sound came back on just as the curtain...