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Bizet: Carmen DVD (Liceu) 2011

Bizet: Carmen DVD (Liceu) 2011

Béatrice Uria-Monzon, Roberto Alagna and Marina Poplavskaya star in Calixto Bieito's production at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

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In this prestigious production at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, would-famous and highly controversial stage director Calixto Bieito, admired for his raw and evocative stagings, sees in Carmen the embodiment of the mythical gypsy and touches upon sensitive issues such as racism, xenophobia and right-wing politics. Bieito conjures up a sensual and realistic atmosphere full of powerful symbolism.


An outstanding quartet of vocal stars, led by a 'splendid and sensual' (El Periódico) Béatrice Uria-Monzon in the title role, delivers one of the most exciting Carmens in recent years: Roberto Alagna as Don José, Erwin Schrott as Escamillo and Marina Poplavskaya as Micaëla.


Composer: Georges Bizet

Carmen: Béatrice Uria-Monzon

Don José: Roberto Alagna

Escamillo: Erwin Schrott 

Micaëla: Marina Poplavskaya

Frasquita: Eliana Bayón

Mercédès: Itxaro Mentxaka


Cor Vivaldi - Petits Cantors de Catalunya

Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu

Conductor: Marc Piollet

Stage Director: Calixto Bieito

Set Designs: Alfons Flores

Costume Designs: Mercè Paloma

Lighting Designs: Xavi Clot

Video Director: Pietro d'Agostino



Picture: 16:9 HD

Sound: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1 

Running time: 156 mins

Recorded: 2011

Region code: 0 (All Regions)

Format: NTSC



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