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Mar. 03 2015

03/07/015 – Carmen – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Carmen by Georges Bizet
Libretto by  Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 20 min.

carmen_met15Richard Eyre’s stunning production returns with its original star, Elina Garanca, who plays the title role of the ill-fated temptress. Jonas Kaufmann and Yonghoon Lee play Carmen’s desperate lover, Don José. Louis Langrée conducts.

Sung in French

Cast

Conductor: Louis Langrée
Micaëla: Ailyn Pérez
Carmen: Elina Garanca
Don José: Jonas Kaufmann
Escamillo: Gábor Bretz

Production Team

Production: Sir Richard Eyre
Set & Costume Designer: Rob Howell
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford
Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon
Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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