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0 An opera in four acts
Libretto, after Prosper Merimee by HENRI Meii. hac and Lunovic HALÉVY
Music by Bizet sung in French
From the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Cast in order of singing:
Soldiers, cigarette girls, gypsies. smugglers
Children's Choir FROM THE
Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson
COVENT GARDEN Orchestra Led by George Hallam
Conducted by Charles Mackerras
The action takes place in and around Seville about 1830.
Act 1 A square in Seville
2.55* Act 2 The tavern of Lillas
3.40* During the interval
GABRIEL WOOLF reads extracts from Prosper Merimee's Carmen in an English translation


Unknown: Henri Meii.
Unknown: Jean Povey
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Unknown: George Hallam
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf

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