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Bizet: Carmen CD (Simon Rattle)

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'There's no heroine like her in all opera', remarks Sir Simon Rattle of the sexy cigarette girl and femme fatale who embodies the musical, dramatic and social audacity of Bizet's last and most shocking opera. The superb Czech mezzo Magdalena Kožená is joined for this 'stylish and cliché-free Carmen' The Daily Telegraph

Composer:Georges Bizet
Carmen: Magdalena Kožená 
Don José: Jonas Kaufmann
Escamillo: Kostas Smoriginas
Micaëla: Genia Kühmeier
Zuniga: Christian van Horn
Moralès: Andrè Schuen

Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin
Kinderchor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
Running Time: 149:47 mins 
Year: 2012