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BIZET, G.: Carmen (excerpts) (West Australian Ballet, 2002) (NTSC)


BIZET, G.: Carmen (excerpts) (West Australian Ballet, 2002) (NTSC)

Bizet - Carmen
Benazir Hussain, Daryl Brandwood
Errol Pickford, Melissa Aurisch
West Australian Ballet
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Nicolette Fraillon

Running time:
55 mins
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Carmen is a timeless tragedy, never more relevant than today. It is a tale of desire, seduction, jealousy and betrayal. And in this, Ted Brandsen’s minimalist production, the devastating finale is heightened by the complete lack of artifice. Rodion Shchedrin’s fluid and muscular musical adaption fits this raw and original performance by the West Australian Ballet like Carmen’s red dress — tight, revealing and, like the production, impossible to ignore. Filmed in 2002 at His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth.

Bizet, Georges

Halevy, Ludovic; Meilhac, Henri

Fraillon, Nicolette

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

West Australian Ballet

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Ballet

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: OAF4002D

Barcode: 809478040026

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Not available in Australia, New Zealand and North America

Listening samples not available for this release.

Physical Release: 03/2006

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