Carmen
Carmen

In Theaters Feb 2, Feb 6, Feb 9

The Met: Live in HD

Carmen

Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire.

Music: Bizet

Language: French, with English subtitles

Carmen

Run Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

Categories: Arts & Entertainment

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STARRING

Louis Langrée

Conductor

Louis Langrée

Conductor

Louis Langrée

HOMETOWN: MULHOUSE, FRANCE
Clémentine Margaine

Carmen

Clémentine Margaine

Carmen

Clémentine Margaine

HOMETOWN: NARBONNE, FRANCE
Aleksandra Kurzak

Micaëla

Aleksandra Kurzak

Micaëla

Aleksandra Kurzak

HOMETOWN: BRZEG DOLNY, POLAND
Roberto Alagna

Don José

Roberto Alagna

Don José

Roberto Alagna

HOMETOWN: CLICHY-SOUS-BOIS, FRANCE
Alexander Vinogradov

Escamillo

Alexander Vinogradov

Escamillo

Alexander Vinogradov

HOMETOWN: MOSCOW, RUSSIA

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FROM THE PRESS

The Met’s Carmen is a gripping and brilliant production New York Times
A production that was remarkable for its theatrical clear-sightedness. Wall Street Journal
Eyre’s buildup to that moment is one of the most thrilling operatic deaths we’ve seen. Though Carmen is categorized as an opera comique, there is very little comedy in this version of Seville, where women are less sirens and more middle-management: seducing the townsmen, but at the mercy of the male bandits. In the latest production, this Carmen is a white-knuckled, edge-of-your-seat, nail-biting ride. And in the murder of the title character, there’s payoff in spades.” Time Out New York