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“CioCio san”

The Metropolitan Opera
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Owner description: The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the country today.
Sarnia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“CioCio san”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

We really enjoyed the Mma Butterfly performance.

Bought the tickets four months in advance; due to vertical challenge we try to get first row seats but at that time we could only buy one on the top Balcony.

Visited February 2012
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Pelham, New York
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“One of the world's great opera houses.”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Tickets are often available the day of the performance and many subscription holders sell their seats just before the performance at half price if you can be flexible about whether you get into that day's performance. The talent is amazing.

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New York City, New York
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“Spots Here and There”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Some things about the house are beautiful; others seem out of place, such as the pair of Chagalls in the entry hall. Under the direction of the current director, Peter Gelb, some operas have suffered grievously because of the awful stage settings. One awful example is the current production of "Hansel and Gretel," which Gelb-and-Co. stripped of all of its magic and flagrantly tampered with the score. The singing and the orchestra were wonderful, but that staging was an outrage. Read reviews before going to see any of Gelb's productions.

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Singapore, Singapore
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“Heaven”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Exquisite experience - I died and went to heaven .....

Visited July 2011
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new york
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“simply the best!”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

every production is so perfect. opera at its best. amazing location. if you like opera, this is your place. Visit Daniel Boulud's bar across from the Lincoln Center for drinks and appetizers and mingle with super cool NYC crowds :)

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