"A 'Carmen' dominated by emotionality", wrote the press about this
unforgettable interpretation of Georges Bizet's masterpiece from
Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu with an outstanding quartet of lead
vocalists and a visually stimulating staging by Calixto Bieito. Conducted
by Marc Piollet, the production features Béatrice Uria-Monzon as "a
splendid and sensual" (elPeriódico) Carmen, Roberto Alagna as Don
José, Marina Poplavskaya as Micaela and Erwin Schrott as Escamillo.
Stage director Calixto Bieito conjures up a sensual, realistic atmosphere
with sparse but powerfully symbolic props.

Composer: Georges Bizet
Title: Carmen
Conductor: Marc Piollet
Staged By: Calixto Bieito
Soloist: Beatrice Uria-Monzon, Eliana Bayón, Erwin Schrott, Itxaro Mentxaka, Marc Canturri, Marina Poplavskaya, Roberto Alagna
Set: Alfons Flores
Orchestra: Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Chorus: Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Genre: Opera
Length: 156 minutes
Cat.No.: A93001791
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