Florencia en el Amazonas
Florencia en el Amazonas

Florencia en el Amazonas NYC Reviews and Tickets

(81 Ratings)
Members say
Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful, Great staging, Absorbing

About the Show

Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera about an opera diva returning home.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (18)

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52 Reviews | 11 Followers
Romantic, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You want a shorter opera with stunning voices and a beautiful storyline.

Don't see it if You don't like newer operas.

97 Reviews | 9 Followers
Entertaining, Magic, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you love Garcia Marquez, Isabelle Allende or in general the magic realism that permeates Latin-American art

Don't see it if cannot think of a reason not to watch it...

445 Reviews | 56 Followers
Romantic, Enchanting, Great singing

See it if A modern opera in the style of classic repertoire. Lush and romantic.

Don't see it if No reason not to.

148 Reviews | 34 Followers
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if Fantastic set, great cast, entertaining puppetry, pretty score.

Don't see it if You don’t like opera, not interested in new /contemporary works

406 Reviews | 96 Followers
Great staging, Great music, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if a magical grand opera sung in Spanish with absolutely gorgeous music and fun creative staging, loosely based on Love in the Time of Cholera

Don't see it if you don’t like opera or prefer only classic Italian opera Read more

85 Reviews | 11 Followers
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a modern opera with an enchanting melodic score.

Don't see it if only appreciate the traditional repertory.

543 Reviews | 136 Followers
Lush score, Creative production, Great singing

See it if you like Puccini-esque soaring lyrical operas, directed with originality, color and whimsy (including puppets & wild costumes), a great cast

Don't see it if you're looking for a strong libretto, the storyline is rather dull and the dialog is basic, the whole thing never manages to fully take off.

538 Reviews | 153 Followers

See it if into love and loss, while cruising in the Brazilian jungle. A great set and amazing puppets of natural elements. Romantic, sung in Spanish.

Don't see it if well... Act 1 was on the slow side, but Act 2 turned irresistible.

Critic Reviews (3)

The New York Times
November 17th, 2023

“This is what is most notable about the company premiere of Daniel Catán’s heavily perfumed ‘Florencia en el Amazonas,’ starring Ailyn Pérez: It brings a language spoken at home by about a quarter of New York City back to the Met.”
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New York Magazine / Vulture
November 17th, 2023

"The production seems to be working extra hard to keep the show’s seductiveness level from sinking, pumping in the odd flicker of magic whenever the score falls down on the job of bewitchment."
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The Wall Street Journal
November 21st, 2023

“There are reasons for its popularity—lush orchestration, ear-pleasing vocal lines, a romantic story—and as one of very few operas in Spanish, it’s a good choice for companies eager to attract Spanish-speaking audiences.”
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