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Bizet: Carmen DVD (The Royal Opera) 2007

Bizet: Carmen DVD (The Royal Opera) 2007

Sultry terracotta walls surround the action of Francesca Zambello’s spectacular production, with Anna Caterina Antonacci a live-wire Carmen and Jonas Kaufmann a dangerously volatile Don Josè.
- 5 out of 5 (from 1 Review)

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With Anna Caterina Antonacci and Jonas Kaufmann bringing rare erotic intensity to the drama of Carmen and Don José, this new Royal Opera production is a darkly passionate reading of one of the world's favourite operas. Under the baton of Music Director Antonio Pappano, Georges Bizet's irresistible score drives the tragedy forward - powering a landmark staging of a musical masterpiece. Filmed in HD widescreen.


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Music: Georges Bizet

Carmen: Anna Caterina Antonacci

Don José: Jonas Kaufmann

Escamillo: Ildebrando D'Arcangelo

Micaëla: Norah Amsellem


The Royal Opera Chorus

Chorus Director: Renato Balsadonna

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Concert Master: Peter Manning

Conductor:  Antonio Pappano

Stage Director: Francesca Zambello

Designs: Tanya McCallin

Choreography: Arthur Pita



Picture: 16:9

Sound: LPCM Stereo / DTS 5.1 Surround

Format: NTSC

Region code: 0 (worldwide)

Running Time: 152 mins  

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/CH


DVDs > Opera
DVDs > Royal Opera House Titles
Recordings > Opera
Current Season > Opera


- Michel A
reviewed on
2 Nov 2014
J'ai adoré cette version de cette opéra. Je l'écoute toujours sans jamais m'en lasser.

Pour moi Madame Antonacci fait une Carmen très réussie, l'oeuvre est une crédibilité incroyable et cette opéra est captivante. J'en suis impressionné!

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