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Bizet
Carmen

This dynamic performance features Grace Bumbry in one of her most celebrated roles, the fiery gypsy of the title, whose beauty and spirit make her irresistible to all men. The starry cast also includes the great Rickard Tucker as Don José, the soldier whose love for Carmen dooms them both, the elegant Justino Díaz as the bullfighter Escamillo, and a young Mirella Freni as the innocent Micaëla.

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Performance Info

Performance Date
Apr 20, 1968
Composer
Georges Bizet
Librettist
Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée
Run Time
2 HRS 28 MIN
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Cast & Creative
Conductor
Alain Lombard
Micaela
Mirella Freni
Carmen
Grace Bumbry
Don José
Richard Tucker
Escamillo
Justino Díaz
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