Met Opera Summer Encore: Bizet’s Carmen

Screening Dates:
Sun 27 August 5:00pm

Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress.

Aleksandrs Antonenko plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, andIldar Abdrazakov is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the irresistible score, which features one beloved and instantly recognizable melody after another.

Originally broadcast live on 1 November 2014.

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