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The Met Live in HD: Bizet's Carmen with Pre-Opera Talk

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.

Running time: 3 hours, 21 minutes (includes one 35-minute intermission)

Tickets: $25 Adult / $23 LT member / $5 Youth 18 and under


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Pre-Opera Talk with Dr. Morton Achter
11:45 AM

"An ‘Exotic’ Opera - Right Next Door”

Even though it abuts France, Spain was sufficiently "exotic” for Bizet’s and his audiences’ taste. We will summarize the "exotic” elements in Carmen, arguably one of the most popular operas ever written, and discuss the work’s reception and history.
Show Dates + Times
Sat, Feb 2 @ 1 pm

 
 
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