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Metropolitan Opera

No. of reviews: 17

Angela Meade and Elizabeth DeShong star in Rossini revival
13 Mar 18 / The Opera Critic
Stylized look, virtuoso singing in Met’s Semiramide
12 Mar 18 / Classics Today
The Met’s Semiramide lacks dramatic tension despite some beautiful singing (HD review)
12 Mar 18 / Seen and Heard
As Semiramide, Angela Meade gives an impressive account
9 Mar 18 / Classical Source
Décevante tragédie
7 Mar 18 /
The company lurches from a tacky “Semiramide” to a glorious “Parsifal”
6 Mar 18 / The New Yorker
Angela Meade sacrée reine malgré tout
2 Mar 18 / Forum Opéra
A gaudy stand-and-sing Semiramide at the Met
22 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
The Met revives the rare ‘Semiramide’ with a golden cast
22 Feb 18 / ZEALnyc
Elizabeth DeShong shines in disappointing revival
21 Feb 18 / OperaWire
Gilt trip
21 Feb 18 / parterre box
Making Assyria great again
21 Feb 18 / Superconductor
Met’s “Semiramide” delivers a visual and bel canto feast
21 Feb 18 / Classical Review
Monumental sets and a vocal powerhouse
21 Feb 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
‘Semiramide’ returns to the Met, unglamorous but excellent
21 Feb 18 / New York Times
Met’s new ‘Semiramide’ is a tacky tragedy
21 Feb 18 / New York Observer
Semiramide, a gorgeous relic of the 1890s and 1990s
21 Feb 18 / Vulture
Union questions Met’s firing of director for remark to chorister
The Met fired the director John Copley, 84, after he was accused of telling a chorister “I’m thinking of you in my bed with your clothes off.”
Met Opera fires stage director, citing ‘inappropriate behavior’
John Copley was dismissed from the Met’s revival of Rossini’s “Semiramide” after a complaint about his behavior toward a chorister.
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