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The Resource Carmen : opéra comique en quatre actes, by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée ; music by Georges Bizet ; from the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, a Liceu Ópera Barcelona, Unitel Classica production

Carmen : opéra comique en quatre actes, by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée ; music by Georges Bizet ; from the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, a Liceu Ópera Barcelona, Unitel Classica production

Label
Carmen : opéra comique en quatre actes
Title
Carmen
Title remainder
opéra comique en quatre actes
Statement of responsibility
by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée ; music by Georges Bizet ; from the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, a Liceu Ópera Barcelona, Unitel Classica production
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • cat
  • spa
  • cat
  • chi
  • kor
  • fre
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
Summary
In this production at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, world-famous and highly controversial stage director Calixto Bieito, admired for his evocative stagings, sees Carmen the embodiment of the mythical gypsy and touches upon sensitive issues such as racism, xenophobia and right-wing politics
Related
Cataloging source
UPB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Stage director, Calixto Bieito; set design, Alfons Flores; costume design, Mercé Paloma; lighting, Xavi Clot; video director, Pietro d'Agostino
Date time place
Recorded in performance Oct. 2010, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona
Language note
Sung in French, with subtitles in French, English, German, Spanish, Catalan, Chinese and Korean
LC call number
M1500.B629
LC item number
C477 2011
PerformerNote
Béatrice Uria Monzon (Caremn) ; Roberto Alagna (Don José) ; Marina Poplavskaya (Micaëla) ; Erwin Schrott (Escamillo) ; Eliana Bayón (Frasquita) ; Itxaro Mentxaka (Mercédes) ; Álex Sanmartí (Moralès) ; Josep Ribot (Zuniga) ; Francisco Vas (Le Rmendado) ; Marc Canturri (Le Dancaïre) ; supporting soloists ; Cor Vivaldi - Petits Cantors de Catalunya ; Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre Del Liceu ; Marc Piollet, conductor
Runtime
156
Technique
live action
Label
Carmen : opéra comique en quatre actes, by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée ; music by Georges Bizet ; from the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, a Liceu Ópera Barcelona, Unitel Classica production
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First performed 3 March 1875 at the Opéra Comique in Paris."
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German (16 p.) in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 blu-ray videodisc (156 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
814337010744
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
707404
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn793741171
System details
  • Blu-Ray disc, widescreen (16:9); Dolby Digital, Dolby stereo 5:1, NTSC
  • This is a Blu-Ray disc and will not play in a standard DVD player
Label
Carmen : opéra comique en quatre actes, by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée ; music by Georges Bizet ; from the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, a Liceu Ópera Barcelona, Unitel Classica production
Publication
Note
  • "First performed 3 March 1875 at the Opéra Comique in Paris."
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German (16 p.) in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 blu-ray videodisc (156 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
814337010744
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
707404
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn793741171
System details
  • Blu-Ray disc, widescreen (16:9); Dolby Digital, Dolby stereo 5:1, NTSC
  • This is a Blu-Ray disc and will not play in a standard DVD player

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