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Norma

The Kennedy Center - Opera House (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

20 ratings
4.5 average rating
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35 reviews
91 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

Brilliant! Beautiful opera, exquisite staging and wonderfully sung. It is an expensive treat but well worth it. Norma is not often presented and this may be your... continued

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12 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

Ms. Mead and Ms. Zajik were both in great form. The rest of the soloists were only all right. The production was about as good as any "Norma" I have ever seen. For Washington, this was a good night at the opera.

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11 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

I’m so very glad I was not dissuaded from going to see this Norma by Midgette’s review. Angela Mead was extraordinary. The duets of Ms. Mead and Ms. Zajick were thrilling. It was a joyful and memorable evening.

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14 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 18 2013

The music is wonderful. The singing is wonderful. The acting is wonderful. The plot is hokey but who cares!

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

Angela Meade is growing star!!!

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 15 2013

The women stars were outstanding. The male singers were no better than adequate. The production was fairly static, but that can't be blamed on the Washington National... continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 18 2013

A fabulous production! Loved it!!

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 18 2013

It was a worthwhile event. The soprano and the mezzo both sang well, but for my taste Angela Meade's Norma lacks real fire. Dolora Zajick has a remarkable stage... continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

A terrific performance with dramatic gravitas. The lead soprano was particularly compelling, though Adalgisa and Oroveso were also quite good.

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0 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

The opera was amazing. It was a wonderful experience and a memorable one. Thank you Goldstar!!! The seats were great and the music and artists were amazing. I would definitely go to see this opera again.

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attended Mar 21 2013

The vocal performances were excellent. The direction and choreography was wooden! The set and costume design looked like three different ideas all stage at once. I... continued

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6 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

"Norma" is my favorite opera. I have heard the records of Maria Callas,
Montserrat Kaballe and Anna Netrebko performances of Casta Diva before, but never a life... continued

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1 review
6 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

Fantastic! The best of wno in the recent years

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0 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

Magnificent singing. did not like some of the direction and setting.

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