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One of the world's best loved operas, George Bizet's 'Carmen', from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Francesca Zambello's dazzling production boasts an international cast, lavish sets and live animals on stage. Anna Caterina Antonacci plays the eponymous Spanish temptress, and Jonas Kaufmann plays Don Jose, the soldier who is driven to murderous jealousy. Musical Director Antonio Pappano conducts the orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

2 hours, 40 minutes

Last on

Boxing Day 2007 13:45
BBC Two England, Northern Ireland (Analogue), Northern Ireland, Scotland only