Simon-boccanegra

Simon Boccanegra

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

163 ratings
4.7 average rating
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34 reviews
17 stars
attended Feb 15 2012

Even Verdi can write a clunker. It's like trying to rewrite a bad musical that just never comes together. Plot made even less sense than Il Travatore and it certainly... continued

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470 events
276 reviews
135 stars
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203 reviews
150 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

The music of this opera was exquisite. It was a major treat to hear Placido Domingo sing. I adored all the other voices as well. The costumes were beautiful. However... continued

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54 events
32 reviews
9 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

Just a wonderful opera. Placido Domingo was magnificent and each of the other actors were superb! I would definitely recommend you going to see this. Worth every bit the... continued

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26 events
21 reviews
28 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

Don't miss this wonderful event. First don't miss James Colon who
explains what is going on , on stage. Very important to know.

If you miss M. Colon. The singing... continued

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30 events
12 reviews
22 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

My first Simon Boccanegra, but a long time opera buff. Placido was in amazing voice and I have heard him many times. The cast was terrific, particularly the soprano Ana... continued

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34 events
11 reviews
37 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

Awesome! Placedo Domingo and the whole entire cast were magnificent! Don't miss this opportunity to see this legendary opera singer!

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99 events
11 reviews
10 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

Everything about this opera was great! The music, the production, the cast, Placido Domingo is unbelievable even at his age!

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15 events
5 reviews
21 stars
attended Mar 01 2012

Loved the voices and the staging! Had greAt seats.

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19 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 01 2012

I feel fortunate to hear P. Domingo sing and the other two leads were unbelievable. The blending of voices was a true treat. Fortunate me to be there.

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4 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 15 2012

This was an EXCEPTIONAL performance. The sets, lighting, orchestra, costumes were magnificent and the unbelievable voices/acting where one of those rare experiences one... continued

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6 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 01 2012

We enjoyed Simon Boccanegra very much. It was a good thing we went to the pre-concert since the plot was quite complicated. The sets and costumes were wonderful.

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17 events
1 review
8 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

great performance, great seats Loved It

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7 events
1 review
14 stars
attended Mar 01 2012

Placido Domingo, James Conlon, Ana Maria Martinez, Vitalij Kowaljow, Stefano Secco, Paolo Gavanelli and Robert Pomakov were brilliant in Verde's swashbuckling opera based... continued

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468 events
394 reviews
100 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

Verdi proves he can create a story that feels very Shakespearean without relying on Shakespeare! Domingo of course is the main attraction.

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108 events
70 reviews
11 stars
attended Mar 01 2012

Great performances! Great story! Great seats!

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97 events
41 reviews
49 stars
attended Feb 15 2012

LA Opera's magical presentation of Verdi's opera is not to be missed as it is not often performed. The score is wonderful, and the orchestra played brilliantly under the... continued

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107 events
36 reviews
8 stars
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30 reviews
9 stars
attended Feb 15 2012

Not a fan of opera, we attended merely to hear Placido Domingo. Unfortunately our seats were in the next to last row, thus we could not see or tell who was singing. Also,... continued

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42 events
20 reviews
11 stars
attended Feb 21 2012

Half price Domingo. What else could you want?

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