PICTURE FORMAT: 1080i
LENGTH: 228 Mins
SOUND: 2.0 & 5.1 DOLBY TRUE HD
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David McVicar’s exhilarating production, with Sofie von Otter in the title role, restores the Opera Comique to Bizet’s masterpiece. Philippe Jordan, in his Glyndebourne debut, conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Glyndebourne Chorus and a cast which includes Marcus Haddock, Laurent Naouri and Lisa Milne.
‘Under the shrewd direction of McVicar, Anne Sofie von Otter gave us a gypsy of mercurial temperament, a tease, a dangerous flirt, and a woman intensely conscious of her sexual magnetism and of her public notoriety.’ Daily Telegraph
‘Violent, passionate, superbly played…Glyndebourne’s Carmen is simply gripping’ The Sunday Times
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“In the grip of violent emotions, Anne Sofie von Otter paints a complete 'Carmen'”
New York Times
“A fantastic two-disc set...a performance that truly is what opera theoretically aspires to be: sung drama”
“Violent, passionate,superbly played…Glyndebourne's Carmen is simply gripping”
“Under the shrewd direction of McVicar, Anne Sofie von Otter gave us a gypsy of mercurial temperament, a tease, a dangerous flirt, and a woman intensely conscious of her sexual magnetism and of her public notoriety”
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