Hamburg : New York : Deutsche Grammophon ; Marketed by Universal Music Classical, c2010
2 videodiscs (167 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
Title from booklet
"Carmen exists in an independent universe where her existence is defined by her desire for men and their desire for her, always on her terms. And she burns up whomever she desires."--Booklet
Program notes and synopsis in English (20 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Bonus material (in English): Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna backstage with Renée Fleming. Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: Yannick Nézet-Séquin ; Barbara Frittoli and Teddy Tahu Rhodes ; Christopher Wheeldon
Elīna Garanča (Carmen) ; Roberto Alagna (Don José) ; Barbara Frittoli (Michaëla) ; Teddy Tohu Rhodes (Escamillo) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; Yannick Nézet-Séquin, conductor
Filmed live in HD transmission at the Metropolitan Opera on Jan. 16, 2010
Carmen, a beautiful sultry gypsy, woos the corporal Don José. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against his superior, and joining a gang of smugglers. His jelousy when she turns from him to the bullfighter Escamillo leads him to murder Carmen
DVD; picture format NTSC, 16:9; sound formats: PCM stereo., DTS 5.1; region code 0
Sung in French; French, German, English, Spanish or Chinese subtitles
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