And the reviews are in: the Metropolitan Opera’s new “Walküre” is not faring too well with the critics.
In the Washington Post: “Met’s ‘Die Walküre’ is hollow at high-tech core,” by Anne Midgette.
In the New York Times: “A ‘Walküre’ still obsessed with its big, expensive toy,” by Anthony Tommasini.
In the New York Post: “Met’s ‘Die Walküre’ is cursed,” by James Jorden.
On Bloomberg News: “Sick diva, tripping Brünnhilde enlive Met ‘Walküre,’” by Manuela Hoelterhoff.
On the AP: “Terfel leads starry cast in Lepage’s ‘Walkuere,’” by Mike Silverman.
In the New Jersey Star-Ledger: “Die Walküre at the Metropolitan Opera,” by Ronni Reich.
On the Huffington Post: “Fright Night at the Opera,” by Lee Rosenbaum.
Stay tuned for Martin Bernheimer’s take in the Financial Times: Lepage aux folles.
Edited to add: Make that 10 ways. In Musical America: The Machine Grinds On, by Peter G. Davis.
On WQXR’s blog: “Die Walküre rides again at the Met,” by Olivia Giovetti.
See for yourself in the HD simulcast on May 14.