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Rated NR · 170 min. · 2015

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A passionate tale of lust, seduction and betrayal, no other opera boasts as popular a following as Bizet's Carmen. Set during the dying days of Franco's Spain, Calixto Bieito's acclaimed production of this must-see opera has been enjoyed by audiences across Europe.

Bizet's dazzling score evokes all the sounds and sizzling atmosphere of Spain through some of the opera's most famous melodies, from Carmen's seductive 'Habanera' to the Toreadors' stirring parade.

Writer: Georges Bizet
Cast: Justina Gringyte, Eric Cutler, Eleanor Dennis, Leigh Melrose and Sir Richard Armstrong

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