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Carmen [videorecording]

by Georges Bizet ; an RM Arts Production, from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after Prosper Merimée ; general director, Jeremy Isaacs ; directed for the stage by Nuria Espert ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin ; a BBC TV/RM Arts/RTVE co-production
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"The Royal Opera House celebrates its first new staging of this classic in nearly 20 years. Maria Ewing is the fiery, seductive gypsy who dares to love as she chooses, regardless of the cost. Luis Lima is the tragic Don José, whose obsessive desire for Carmen destroys them both."--Container.
Director
Jeremy Isaacs; Nuria Espert; Barrie Gavin
Performers
Maria Ewing, Luis Lima, Leontina Vaduva, Gino Quilico, Judith Howarth, Jean Rigley, Roderick Earle, Christopher Booth-Jones, Bruno Caproni, Francis Egerton.
Release Date
1991
Run Time
163 min.
Language
Sung in French, English subtitles
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 1991 production.
  • Title on container: Georges Bizet's Carmen.
  • Based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée.
  • For specific features see interactive menu.
Related Title
Georges Bizet's Carmen.
Credits
Director, Barrie Gavin ; conductor, Zubin Mehta ; the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; the Royal Opera Chorus.
Published
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment Inc., c1999.
Recording Info
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Publisher no.
ID5782RA DVD Video
Related Resources
The Internet Movie Database-Summary and Reviews:
Description
1 videodisc (163 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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