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Address: West 62nd Street, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY 10023
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The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the...

The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the country today.

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The Metropolitan Opera produces some incredible productions. They have world class singers in all productions. The costumes are wonderful. While good seats can be a bit... read more

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Metropolitan Opera produces some incredible productions. They have world class singers in all productions. The costumes are wonderful. While good seats can be a bit expensive, for a once in a while splurge, it's not bad. Also, the Met has Opera in HD at the movies - a very reasonable alternative and quite good. The Met installed LED translations... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have seen operas all over the world--La Scala, Roma, Madrid, Barcelona, London (both companies, ROH, National Opera), San Francisco, Dresden, Berlin and many more. . . . The Met's orchestra, opera chorus, repertoire, new productions all combine to create an opera house of astounding renown. This last visit we saw Gounod's Romeo et Juliette--and had hoped to see Diana Damrau... More 

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Three years later we came to see the performance again. We loved it then and we loved it now. It is a well known Czech opera - a fairytale accompanied by beautiful music composed by Antonin Dvorak. We loved seeing it in Prague, but it was quite special attending a performance in the Metropolitan . Renee Fleming was magnificent when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time to go to an opera and our first time to visit the Met. The building is absolutely beautiful! We saw La Traviata and the singing was fabulous! We really enjoyed it and it was really a special night. The seats were comfortable and we could see everything very well - we were in the balcony.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Metropolitan Opera was on my bucket list so I was a bit worried it wouldn't live up to my inflated expectations, but it did! It was all just gorgeous. I saw Carmen and very much loved the classic, rich costumes and set chosen for the show. The staging was classic yet creative and all of the singers were a... More 

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Managed to watch Don Giovanni, Carmen and La Traviata. All three were amazing and worth my time. Will be coming back again for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Christmas time the Met performs the Magic Flute. It is somewhat shortened and sung in English. A wonderful production which kept the youngsters enthralled. the production is quite elaborate with large puppets and other effects. The price was pretty reasonable but need to be purchased in advance. As there are no bad seats do not hesitate to buy the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Saturday night, February 25, we saw a superb performance at the Met of Bellini's " I Puritani". The cast of Diana Damrau, Javier Camerena and Alexey Markov were brilliant, as was the chorus ( in its usual brilliance ). This was one of the very best performances we have seen during the past 15 years. The only unfortunate drawback... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to New York City from our prairie home in Canada specifically to attend four operas in three days. The Met is a temple of opera, and we were not disappointed. Every one of the productions we saw (Werther, La Traviata, Rusalka, I Puritani) was riveting and contained highlights we will long remember. The singing is of the most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I saw the production of 'Barber of Seville' Fab production in an iconic building. Free programmes (unlike London!) were a nice touch Visiting the website produced a substantially cheaper ticket than ticket agencies. This was very last minute so don't assume that there will be no tickets left, its always worth a shot especially for singles or returns

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