Bizet: Carmen / Jordan, Von Otter, Glyndebourne Festival

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An exhilarating new Carmen from Glyndebourne. Director David McVicar describes Carmen as "the first ever musical", and in his new production, with Anne Sofie von Otter in the title role, Carmen is restored to the original Opera. Comique as Bizet wrote it, stripping away subsequent re-workings which turned it into a grand opera. Philippe Jordan makes his Glyndebourne debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Glyndebourne Chorus and a cast that includes Marcus Haddock, Laurent Naouri and Lisa Milne. This double disc set also includes extensive extra features on costume, dance, characters and the gardens of Glyndebourne.

Extra features include:
* Costume design
* How to fight on stage
* Illustrated synopsis
* The cast and their characters
* Choreographing Carmen
* The Gardens of Glyndebourne
* Booklet with new short story by novelist Jeanette Winterson

SOUND: dts Surround/LPCM Stereo

Product Description:

  • Catalog Number: OA 0868D

  • UPC: 809478000587

  • Label: Opus Arte

  • Composer: Georges Bizet

  • Conductor: Philippe Jordan

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Performer: Anne Sofie von Otter, Laurent Naouri, Lisa Milne, Marcus Haddock


  1. Carmen

    Composer: Georges Bizet

    Ensemble: Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra

    Performer: Marcus Haddock (Tenor), Lisa Milne (Soprano), Laurent Naouri (Bass), Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)

    Conductor: Philippe Jordan