Carmen - The MET Live in HD
English
You are here:Home»Events»Carmen - The MET Live in HD
Carmen - The MET Live in HD

Georges Bizet, Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera

Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.

World premiere: Opéra Comique, Paris, 1875. Bizet’s masterpiece of the gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules has had an impact far beyond the opera house. The opera’s melodic sweep is as irresistible as the title character herself, a force of nature who has become a defining female cultural figure. Carmen was a scandal at its premiere but soon after became a triumphal success and has remained one of the most frequently staged operas in the world.

Georges Bizet (1838–1875) was known as a brilliant student and prodigy, but his works only found lasting success after his untimely death—most notably Carmen, which premiered three months before he died. Librettist Henri Meilhac (1831–1897) would subsequently provide the libretto for Massenet’s Manon (1884). His collaborator on Carmen was Ludovic Halévy (1834–1908), the nephew of composer Jacques Fromental Halévy (creator of the opera La Juive and Bizet’s father-in-law). The libretto is based on a novella by Prosper Mérimée (1803–1870), a French dramatist, historian, and archaeologist.

COMPOSER: Georges Bizet
PRODUCTION: Sir Richard Eyre
SET & COSTUME DESIGNER: Rob Howell
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Peter Mumford
CHOREOGRAPHER: Christopher Wheeldon
REVIVAL STAGE DIRECTOR: Paula Williams

Setting: The opera takes place in and around Seville, a city that, by the time Carmen was written, had already served many operatic composers as an exotic setting conducive to erotic intrigues and turmoil (Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Verdi’s La Forza del Destino, among others). The hometown of Don Juan, the city also inspired Mozart with Don Giovanni, and Beethoven used Seville as the setting for a study of marital fidelity in Fidelio.

Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera, with Greek and English subtitles.

Media Sponsor: Politis
With the support of ANT1

Running time: 201’

Venue:
Rialto Theatre
Andrea Drousioti 19
Platia Iroon
Lemesos 3603, Cyprus
Phone: 7777 7745
Website: www.rialto.com.cy

Tickets: 18 Euro / 14 Euro

Saturday, February 02, 2019, 20:00


Region : LEMESOS

City : LEMESOS MUNICIPALITY

Category : Musical/opera

Carmen

Events Search

Choose category to see Upcoming Events

World Water Day - Francophonie (Lefkosia)
20/ 03 /2019
Cyprus Gran Fondo 2019
21/ 03 /2019
Maria Callas Homage Concert
21/ 03 /2019
“Let’s fall in love” - Marios Fragkoulis (Lefkosia)
21/ 03 /2019
World Water Day - Francophonie (Lemesos)
21/ 03 /2019
World Water Day - Francophonie (Pafos)
22/ 03 /2019
Let’s SHARE Larnaka - Walking Treasure Hunt
23/ 03 /2019
Herbs and Donkeys Charity Festival
24/ 03 /2019
Paphos Aphrodite Guitar Quartet
24/ 03 /2019
“Let’s fall in love” - Marios Fragkoulis (Lemesos)
24/ 03 /2019
SPRING BEE AND ECO TOUR
25/ 03 /2019
Theatrical play: A Picasso
26/ 03 /2019
Bach Birthday Festival: J.S.Bach for violin and piano
26/ 03 /2019
6th International Tatoo Convention
29/ 03 /2019
Awakening: with the jazz trio Junkey Moneywise
29/ 03 /2019
The Witch
29/ 03 /2019
Laterna LIVE!
29/ 03 /2019
The 4th Fairy Festival 2019
30/ 03 /2019
Die Walküre - The MET Live in HD
30/ 03 /2019
Anita Tomasevich Plays Bach
30/ 03 /2019
Hymns and songs
30/ 03 /2019
Peer Gynt - Russian Ballet Theatre Moscowia (Lefkosia)
30/ 03 /2019
Polemi Toulip Festival 2019
31/ 03 /2019
Peer Gynt - Russian Ballet Theatre Moscowia (Lemesos)
31/ 03 /2019
Clarinet and Piano Recital
02/ 04 /2019
Sleeping Beauty (Lemesos)
03/ 04 /2019
Un Soir à Paris with Avant Tout
04/ 04 /2019
Child Prodigy (Lefkosia)
04/ 04 /2019
"Tis Agapis to Votani" - Limassol Music School “Marios Tokas"
04/ 04 /2019
Sleeping Beauty (Lefkosia)
05/ 04 /2019
Mikrokosmos: 20th - 21st Century Piano Works
05/ 04 /2019

Main Annual Events

Sports Events 2018

Newsletter

Name
Please provide your Name

EMAIL
Please provide your email

Invalid Input