The Royal Opera House

Bizet: Carmen DVD (The Royal Opera) 2007

With Anna Caterina Antonacci and Jonas Kaufmann bringing rare erotic intensity to the drama of Carmen and Don José, this new Royal Opera production is a darkly passionate reading of one of the world's favourite operas. Under the baton of Music Director Antonio Pappano, Georges Bizet's irresistible score drives the tragedy forward - powering a landmark staging of a musical masterpiece. Filmed in HD widescreen.

Music:Georges Bizet
Carmen: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Don José: Jonas Kaufmann
Escamillo: Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
Micaëla: Norah Amsellem 

The Royal Opera Chorus
Chorus Director: Renato Balsadonna
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Concert Master: Peter Manning
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Stage Director: Francesca Zambello
Designs: Tanya McCallin
Choreography: Arthur Pita 

Picture: 16:9
Sound: LPCM Stereo / DTS 5.1 Surround
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running Time: 152 mins  
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/CH
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