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ROH: Carmen

A02050132

Synopsis

A thrilling new production of Bizet’s passionate opera from visionary director Barrie Kosky, starring Anna Goryachova. Award-winning director Barrie Kosky provides a refreshing perspective on this well-known opera. He explores Carmen’s ever-changing nature – marked by her series of contrasting costumes – and her vitality through dance. The pre-recorded voice of a narrator (perhaps Carmen herself) ensures that we experience the whole story from her perspective, and the production’s unique performing edition (by Michael Rot) offers a chance for audience members to hear music Bizet omitted from the opera’s first performances.

Additional Info

  • No: A02050132
  • Composer: Georges Bizet
  • Conductor: Jakub Hrůša
  • Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
  • Artists: Anna Goryachova, Francesco Meli, Kostas Smoriginas, Kristina Mkhitaryan
  • Production year: 2018
  • Run time: 02:30:00
  • Director: Stage Director: Barrie Kosky
  • Producers: Royal Opera House
  • Format: HDTV 16:9
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