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This review is from: Verdi: Simon Boccanegra -- Metropolitan Opera/Levine [DVD]  (DVD)
Verdi would have wept with joy! After more than a century of neglect this masterpiece has finally come to life. Levine must be considered the greatest artistic director of the century (20th). The Falcon, in the first act, is the kind of touch that leads to perfection. The stage action throughout the performance removes any of the staid performances of simply 'stand and sing'. Full marks to the orchestra, sets, costumes, lighting, etc.