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BIZET, G.: Carmen (Glyndebourne, 2002) (NTSC)




BIZET, G.: Carmen (Glyndebourne, 2002) (NTSC)


Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra Anne Sofie von Otter, Marcus Haddock Laurent Naouri and Lisa Milne

An exhilarating new Carmen from Glyndebourne. Director David McVicar describes Carmen as "the first ever musical", and in his new production, with Anne Sofie von Otter in the title role, Carmen is restored to the original Opera Comique as Bizet wrote it, Philippe Jordan makes his Glyndebourne debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Glyndebourne Chorus.

Region Code: All regions
Picture format: 16:9
Running time: approx 220 mins
Menu languages: GB
Subtitle languages: GB/F/D/ES (PAL) GB (NTSC)
Sound format dts surround: DTS 5.1 Surround and LPCM Stereo
Cat No.: OA 0867 D (PAL) OA 0868 D (NTSC)

Costume design - How to fight on stage

Illustrated synopsis - The cast and their characters

Choreographing Carmen - The Gardens of Glyndebourne

Booklet - with new short story by novelist Jeanette Winterson

'Under the shrewd direction of McVicar, Anne Sofie von Otter gave us a gypsy of mercurial temperament, a tease, a dangerous flirt, and a woman intensely conscious of her sexual magnetism and of her public notoriety.' Daily Telegraph

'Violent, passionate,superbly played…Glyndebourne's Carmen is simply gripping' The Sunday Times - Culture

'a fantastic two-disc set...a performance that truly is what opera theoreticallyaspires to be: sung drama.'
New York Times (USA)

'What great value...a veritable feast for the eye and ear...excellent extra features...
222 minutes of high-class entertainment.'

DVD best buy Classic fM

'In the grip of violent emotions, Anne Sofie von Otter paints a complete 'Carmen'
' Los Angeles Times


Bizet, Georges

Jordan, Philippe

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Glyndebourne Chorus; Stoke Brunswick School, Children's Chorus

Best, Jonathan; Haddock, Marcus; Hayes, Quentin; Hegarty, Mary; Judson, Colin; Lopez, Franck; Milne, Lisa; Naouri, Laurent; Otter, Anne Sofie von; Rice, Christine; Voschezang, Hans; Wise, Anthony

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: OA0868D

Barcode: 0809478000587

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Release Date: 02/2003

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