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Iphig+ªnie en Tauride is considered by many to be Gluck's greatest work and the culmination of his career. Iphig+ªnie en Tauride comes as close as possible to the complete realization of the composer's ideal of putting music at the service of poetry to achieve dramatic truth.
This is probably a very good performance from the musical point of view given the strong cast and the highly regarded musical director. Read morePublished on August 20, 2013 by Robert Baksa
I discovered this DVD in the library by accident when I took a course in music appreciation and had to watch an opera. Read morePublished on January 29, 2012 by robert
I am unfortunately one of those people that never saw the live performance. Seeing something live helps you appreciate the most minimal staging. Read morePublished on December 4, 2010 by bernie
The new Met production of Iphigenie, featuring Susan Graham, was reviewed in the 11/29/07 New York Times by Anthony Tommasini, who raves about Graham's singing and the overall... Read morePublished on November 29, 2007 by RiccardoM