Carmen [videorecording]

Title
Carmen [videorecording] / text by H. Meilhac & L. Halevy ; music by Georges Bizet ; production directed by Frank Corsaro ; producer [for television], John Goberman ; directed [for television] by Kirk Browning.
Publication
New York : WNET/13, 1984.

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Description
1 videocassette : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Live from Lincoln Center
Subjects
Genre/Form
Video.
Note
  • Opéra comique in 4 acts.
  • Sung in French with English subtitles.
  • Adapted from the novel by Prosper Mérimée.
Credits (note)
  • Scenery designer, Franco Colavecchia ; costume designer, Michaele Hite ; lighting designer, Mark W. Stanley ; choreographer, Rosario Galan ; introduced by Lloyd Moss ; Patrick Watson, Beverly Sills, hosts.
Event (note)
  • Taped live in performance at the New York State Theater, New York City on September 26, 1984.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
Call Number
*LVH 246
Title
Carmen [videorecording] / text by H. Meilhac & L. Halevy ; music by Georges Bizet ; production directed by Frank Corsaro ; producer [for television], John Goberman ; directed [for television] by Kirk Browning.
Imprint
New York : WNET/13, 1984.
Series
Live from Lincoln Center
Performer
Victoria Vergara (Carmen) ; Jacque Trussel (Don José) ; Marianna Christos (Micaela) ; Robert Hale (Escamillo) ; Thomas Jamerson (Morales) ; Ralph Bassett (Zuniga) ; Carol Sparrow (Frasquita) ; Alteouise de Vaughan (Mercedes) ; Jerold Siena (El Remendado) ; Robert Brubaker (El Dancairo) ; Jonathan Guss (Guide) ; Luis Montero, José Bourbon, solo dancers ; New York City Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Christopher Keene, conductor.
Credits
Scenery designer, Franco Colavecchia ; costume designer, Michaele Hite ; lighting designer, Mark W. Stanley ; choreographer, Rosario Galan ; introduced by Lloyd Moss ; Patrick Watson, Beverly Sills, hosts.
Event
Taped live in performance at the New York State Theater, New York City on September 26, 1984.
Summary
Taped performance of Bizet's Carmen by the New York City Opera. Frank Corsaro's nontraditional production updates the action to 1936 during the Spanish Civil War. Intermission features include interviews with Beverly Sills, Christopher Keene, Victoria Vergara, Jacque Trussel and Frank Corsaro.
System Details
VHS.
Added Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen.
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Keene, Christopher, 1946-1995. Conductor
Keene, Christopher, 1946-1995. Interviewee
Vergara, Victoria. Performer. Interviewee
Trussel, Jacque. Performer. Interviewee
Christos, Marianna. Performer
Hale, Robert, 1933- Performer
Jamerson, Thomas. Performer
Bassett, Ralph. Performer
Sparrow, Carol. Performer
Vaughn, Alteovise de. Performer
Siena, Jerold. Performer
Brubaker, Robert (Tenor) Performer
Guss, Jonathan. Performer
Montero, Luis, dancer.
Bourbon, José, dancer.
Corsaro, Frank. Director
Corsaro, Frank, interviewee.
Colavecchia, Franco. Production personnel
Hite, Michaele. Costume designer
Stanley, Mark. Lighting designer
Galán, Rosario, choreographer.
Goberman, John.
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008. Director
Moss, Lloyd. Commentator
Watson, Patrick. Commentator. Interviewer
Sills, Beverly. Commentator
Sills, Beverly. Interviewee
New York City Opera. Performer
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Research Call Number
*LVH 246
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