San Francisco Opera
Music by Georges Bizet
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
Sung in French
front page photo credit: Cory Weaver
RUNNING TIME: 2 hours, 45 minutes including one intermission
The ultimate femme fatale returns in a provocative staging by acclaimed director Calixto Bieito. His raw take on Carmen heightens the intense emotions pulsing through this tale of love, lust and murder. The result is a powerful account of a free-spirited woman and her obsessive lover. Be swept into Carmen’s deadly seduction as never before.
Irene Roberts (Carmen), Brian Jagde (Don José), Ellie Dehn (Micaëla), Zachary Nelson (Escamillo), Amina Edris (Frasquita), Renée Rapier (Mercédès), Edward Nelson (Moralès), Brad Walker (Zuniga), Daniel Cilli (El Dancairo), Alex Boyer (El Remendado); conducted by Carlo Montanaro. – See more at: http://sfopera.com/discover-opera/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/#sthash.r0reeAEn.dpuf