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Opera on 3: Live from the Met

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Margaret Juntwait is joined by guest commentator Ira Siff to present a performance of Bizet's Carmen, direct from
New York. In the 1870s Carmen went against the trend of glorifying heroes and heroines, and Bizet's independently minded Gypsy seductress caused consternation among critics of the day. Including the Met Opera Quiz and backstage interviews with the artists during the intervals. Bizet Carmen
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor Emmanuel Villaume
RT DIRECT: Bizet's Carmen (3 CDs) is available for E19.99 including p&p. Send a cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed] Phone [number removed] (national rate), quoting B46-AG019, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect Radio choices: pages 134-135

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Juntwait
Commentator: Ira Siff
Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume
Carmen: Olga Borodina (mezzo)
Don Jose: Marcelo Alvarez (tenor)
Escamillo: Lucio Gallo (baritone)
Micaela: Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano)
Frasquita: Rachelle Durkin (soprano)
Mercedes: Edyta Kulczak (mezzo)
Remendado: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor)
Dancairo: John Hancock (baritone)
Zuniga: Jeffrey Wells (bass)

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Opera on 3: Live from the Met

BBC Radio 3, 23 February 2008 18.30






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