Bizet’s gritty and powerful opera.
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The dusty backstreets of Seville, the smugglers’ hideaway, the boisterous bullring…Carmen comes to life in this concert performance of Bizet’s gritty and powerful opera. Packed with incredibly popular set pieces – Carmen’s hot-blooded “Habanera”, Don José’s sensitive “Flower Song”, Escamillo’s swaggering “Toreador Song” – Carmen is an opera that remains as fresh and vital today as when it was first written.
Conductor Marko Letonja has assembled an all-star cast including Russian mezzo-soprano Elena Maximova, the preeminent Carmen of our times, Argentinian tenor Marcelo Puente and Teddy Tahu Rhodes.
Sung in French with surtitles.
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