The Met: Carmen

3hrs, 21min • NR • No Passes
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Showings

Lark Theater Sat, Feb 2, 2019 9:55 AM
Lark Theater Wed, Feb 6, 2019 6:30 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Special Event
Release Year:2018
Rating:NR
Genre:Opera
Original Langauge:French
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Aleksandra Kurzak, Clémentine Margaine, Roberto Alagna, Alexander Vinogradov

Description

Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere..

Bizet’s masterpiece of the gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules has had an impact far beyond the opera house. The opera’s melodic sweep is as irresistible as the title character herself, a force of nature who has become a defining female cultural figure. Carmen was a scandal at its premiere but soon after became a triumphal success and has remained one of the most frequently staged operas in the world.