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Bizet's Carmen

Louise Fryer presents Bizet's masterpiece Carmen, in a production from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Starring Elina Garanca in the title role and Roberto Alagna as Don Jose.

From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Louise Fryer presents a recent revival of Francesca Zambello's colourful Royal Opera House production of Bizet's Carmen, a work which is one of the most popular of all time and which has been called 'the perfect opera'. Frenchman Bertrand de Billy, a celebrated conductor of Carmen, leads Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca in the title role alongside Sicilian/French tenor Roberto Alagna, for whom Don Jose has long been a special role.

Bizet: Carmen

Carmen ...... Elina Garanca (mezzo-soprano)
Don Jose ...... Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Escamillo ...... Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (bass)
Micaela ...... Liping Zhang (soprano)
Morales ...... Changhan Lim (baritone)
Zuniga ...... Henry Waddington (bass)
Frasquita ...... Eri Nakamura (soprano)
Mercedes ...... Louise Innes (mezzo-soprano)
Le Dancaire ...... Adrian Clarke (baritone)
Le Remendado ...... Vincent Ordonneau (tenor)
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Bertrand de Billy (conductor).

3 hours, 15 minutes

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Sat 24 Oct 2009 18:00

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