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Nabucco NYC Reviews and Tickets

(34 Ratings)
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Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Great staging, Absorbing

About the Show

Giuseppe Verdi's classic opera about the ruler of ancient Babylon returns to the Met. 

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Show-Score Member Reviews (6)

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85 Reviews | 14 Followers
Masterful, Epic, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you love beautiful music and can deal with a complicated plot.

Don't see it if you have a short attention span.

91 Reviews | 9 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You like opera

Don't see it if You don't like opera

105 Reviews | 40 Followers
"what the met does best"

See it if an opera from the canon beautifully performed and staged, appeals.

Don't see it if that's not your thing.

72 Reviews | 25 Followers

See it if You love the Met and use the subtitles. I had never seen this work before and I must admit compared to other standard opera fare while the

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342 Reviews | 88 Followers
Shouty, Amazing set, Disappointing, Confusing, Great staging

See it if you have to see every Verdi opera, want to see an incredible massive rotating set & great costumes, or want to hear a famous opera chorus

Don't see it if you don’t like grand opera, prefer an uncomplicated easy to understand plot, need to hear only excellent singers or see excellent opera Read more

1 Review | 0 Followers
Clever, Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are an opera fan and love great voices.

Don't see it if You you can’t shut up during the performance. Go to a pub instead.

Critic Reviews (4)

The New York Times
September 29th, 2023

"Elijah Moshinsky’s “Nabucco” production has an old-school, 1980s throwback charm, with its imposing, multiuse unit set that turns on the Met’s revolving stage."
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October 2nd, 2023

“ was good to see and hear the opera again, and certainly worth attending for Monastyrska’s performance alone.”
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New York Classical Review
September 29th, 2023

“It was a treat to hear the Met orchestra play the well-known Overture with such brilliance. Revival director J. Knighten Smit indulged in no prefatory stage business to distract from the music, a temptation that few present-day directors can resist.”
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September 29th, 2023

“What is most appealing about this revival is the consistently solid singing of the strong roster of performers in the principal roles...Conductor Daniele Callegari, the orchestra, and the incomparable Met choristers had an admirable night, coming together most effectively in the celebrated ‘Va, pensiero’...Tinged with lyrical grace and desperate yearning, it was the most memorable highlight of the evening.”
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