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#1984974 - 11/10/12 09:33 AM How bad/good is the Met Opera "Family Circle" section?
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I'm thinking of making a day trip from DC to see an opera at the Met. The "Family Circle" level tickets are much cheaper than other tickets. http://www.metoperafamily.org/uploadedFi...agram.pdf?sn=st

I was wondering how bad or good the sound and the view is from there. I would appreciate any guidance. Grazie.

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#1984989 - 11/10/12 10:14 AM Re: How bad/good is the Met Opera "Family Circle" section? [Re: BWV 846]
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there is nothing wrong to seat there, a cheap ticket and still a good view, and hearing good singing from there without problem.

i went to see Met many times when i was working there in NYC, and only buy such tickets. i just don't see the reason paying $100-200 per seat for an opera, and this way, i could see as many operas or go to as many concerts as possible on weekends without worrying about spending too much.

of course, if you like a better view or don't mind paying more, then get a better ticket.


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