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No.: A93001791
Composer: Georges Bizet
Conductor: Marc Piollet
Orchestra: Cor & Orquestra Somfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Year: 2010
Run time: 02:36:00
Director: Pietro d'Agostino/ Stage director: Calixto Bieito
Producers: Gran Teatre del Liceu and Unitel
Format: HDTV


“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.