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Carmen / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul].

Format Video (DVD)
Publication InfoHamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York : Marketed by Universal Classics Group, ©2000, ℗1989.
Description1 videodisc (172 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm)
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Subject(s)
Other author/creatorMeilhac, Henri, 1831-1897 librettist.
Other author/creatorHalévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908 librettist.
Other author/creatorMills, Paul, 1946- director.
Other author/creatorLarge, Brian, director.
Other author/creatorPaul, Samuel J., producer.
Other author/creatorBaltsa, Agnes, singer.
Other author/creatorMitchell, Leona, singer.
Other author/creatorCarreras, José, singer.
Other author/creatorRamey, Samuel, singer.
Other author/creatorMerritt, Myra, singer.
Other author/creatorKesling, Diane, singer.
Other author/creatorLaciura, Anthony, singer.
Other author/creatorHubbard, Bruce, singer.
Other author/creatorHartman, Vernon, singer.
Other author/creatorBerberian, Ara, singer.
Other author/creatorCastel, Nico, singer.
Other author/creatorDuval, Charles, singer.
Other author/creatorLevine, James, 1943- conductor.
Other author/creatorKeen, Elizabeth, choreographer.
Other author/creatorBenítez, María choreographer.
Other author/creatorGräwe, Karl Dietrich, 1937- writer of accompanying material.
Other author/creatorMérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Included WorkBizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), performer.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet, performer.
Other author/creatorDeutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Other author/creatorUniversal Classics Group.
Abstract In 19th century Seville, Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José, who abandons his career, his fiancée, and his dying mother for Carmen.
Local noteEMUSIC-305140003743
General noteOpera in four acts.
General noteSome credits from booklet.
General noteProgram notes and synopsis by Karl Dietrich Gräwe in English, German, and French inserted in container.
CreditsSet and costume designer, John Bury; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler ; camera, William Akerlund [and others] ; chorus choreographer, Elizabeth Keen ; act II choreographer, Maria Benitez ; DVD producer, Pauline Heister.
Performer Agnes Baltsa (Carmen), Leona Mitchell (Micaëla), José Carreras (Don José), Samuel Ramey (Escamillo), Myra Merritt (Frasquita), Diane Kesling (Mercédès), Anthony Laciura (Remendado), Bruce Hubbard (Dancaïre), Vernon Hartman (Moralès), Ara Berberian (Zuniga), Nico Castel (Lillas Pastia), Charles Duval (mountain guide) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Orchestra and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor.
Date/time/place of a event noteProduced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Feb. 1987.
Technical detailsDVD; NTSC; region code 0; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo.
LanguageSung in French with optional French, English, German, and Chinese subtitles; Chinese and English DVD menus.
Genre/formFrench language television programs.
Genre/formDrama.
Genre/formFilmed operas.
Genre/formNonfiction television programs.
Genre/formTelevised operas.
Genre/formTelevision adaptations.
Genre/formOperas.
Genre/formNonfiction television programs.
Genre/formFrench language television programs.
Genre/formOpera Performance.
UPC 044007300091
Publisher number440 073 000-9 Deutsche Grammophon

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