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New York Metropolitan Opera's
'Der Rosenkavalier' in HD,
reviewed by MARIA NOCKIN

 

It is interesting to note that the forty-year-old traditional production of Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier by Nathaniel Merrill and Robert O'Hearn still looks beautiful onstage and when photographed in high definition. It is well designed and has been carefully protected by the opera company's stage crew.

A scene from Act II of Richard Strauss' 'Der Rosenkavalier' at New York Metropolitan Opera. Photo © 2009 Ken Howard
A scene from Act II of Richard Strauss' 'Der Rosenkavalier' at New York Metropolitan Opera. Photo © 2009 Ken Howard

The performance on 9 January 2010 may well have been the best 'movie opera' of the current crop....

Copyright © 18 January 2010 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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METROPOLITAN OPERA

DER ROSENKAVALIER

SUSAN GRAHAM

THOMAS ALLEN

NEW YORK

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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