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Carmen / by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after Prosper Merimée ; directed for the stage by Nuria Espert ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin ; a BBC TV/RM Arts/RTVE co-production.
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment Inc., [1999]

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Additional Authors
  • Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897
  • Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908
  • Espert, Nuria
  • Gavin, Barrie
  • Ewing, Maria.
  • Lima, Luis.
  • Vaduva, Leontina, 1964-
  • Quilico, Gino.
  • Howarth, Judith.
  • Powell, Claire, 1954-
  • Earle, Roderick.
  • Booth-Jones, Christopher.
  • Caproni, Bruno, 1960-
  • Egerton, Francis, 1930-
  • Mehta, Zubin
  • Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
  • Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870.
  • Royal Opera House (London, England). Chorus. voc
  • Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra, instrumentalist.
  • British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, production personnel.
  • Radiotelevisión Española, production personnel.
  • RM Arts (Firm), production personnel.
  • Image Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
1 videodisc (163 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
"Maria Ewing is the fiery, seductive gypsy who dares to love as she chooses, regardless of the cost. Luis Lima is the tragic Don José, whose obsessive desire for Carmen destroys them both"--Container.
Alternative Title
Georges Bizet's Carmen
  • Based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée.
Credits (note)
  • Camera supervisor, John Hawes ; video tape editors, Dennis Collett, John Makin.
Performer (note)
  • Maria Ewing, Luis Lima, Leontina Vaduva, Gino Quilico, Judith Howarth, Claire Powell, Roderick Earle, Christopher Booth-Jones, Bruno Caproni, Francis Egerton ; Royal Opera Chorus ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Zubin Mehta, conductor.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French with English subtitles.
  • ocm43490937
  • SCSB-9438257
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