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The Metropolitan Opera

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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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Carmen at The Metropolitan Opera House
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Aida at The Metropolitan Opera House

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Aida at the Metropolitan

One of the most amazing performances I've ever seen. The building is fantastic. I had a seat at the family circle and with glasses I've seen &hear everything. Don't miss Gubanova... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most amazing performances I've ever seen. The building is fantastic. I had a seat at the family circle and with glasses I've seen &hear everything. Don't miss Gubanova, she is the best opera singer int the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first experience at the Met. The spectacle was all that it was billed to be. Unbelievable! This is a facility that almost defies description. An enormous performance center that holds and audience of 3,000 plus. We saw La Boheme with its cast of hundreds featuring soloists of deserved reputation. The space's acoustics are incredible but unless you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to see this opera during the holidays .Great opera to see for first timers esp with children. I am writing this review mainly for the seating choice. We picked grand tier seating 2nd row and the view was excellent. the seats are staggered so everyone gets a great view. Also the captions can be seen in front of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You will not be disappointed. Don't worry if you don't understand a foreign language, subtitles are played through a video screen in the back of the seat in front of you, which will allow you to understand what is being said. Lucky us, we got to sit in the second row from the orchestra pit, and the music and ambiance... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I attended a full dress rehearsal for the opera "Carmen". It was my first experience attending an opera. I've been on a tour of the Metropolitan Opera House and was quite impressed by the immensity of its stage, the backstage wings, and the entire complex. This tour excited me to see an actual performance. A friend of mine, who is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am not an opera buff, but I might become one after attending Romeo et Juliet at the Met this month. This production approached perfection: marvelous voices in all parts with truly outstanding leads, unique and memorable sets and costumes, and a venue that shows off the performance to its audience in comfort. It surprised me greatly as I people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pleasure to see Romeo and Juliet with the family. The location within is extraordinary. We sat in the Family Circle section. Even though it was high, we were able to view the stage, and see into the orchestra pit. The actors were great, the costumes were colorful and beautiful, and the orchestra sound perfect. In front of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I visit The Met once a year to enjoy an opera. I have always wanted to attend both a Saturday matinee as well as the evening performance. This past season, we had that opportunity, with Kaija Saariaho's L'Amour de Loin (Love from Afar) being the matinee performance & Richard Strauss' Salome being presented that evening. We had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen two operas at The Met. The sets just as amazing as the performances. The theater is gorgeous and all seats in the house provide excellent views of the stage. The bar is expensive ($15 - $20 for a glass of champagne); however, you're at The Met, treat yourself. You cannot take any beverages into the theater with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A "must" for opera lovers. A "would like to go" for those familiar with opera. A "I'll live it a try" for those unfamiliar with opera. Guarantee a wonderful experience.

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