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DVD + Blu-Ray:
Carmen / Ballet / Jiří Bubeníček

A new classical ballet Carmen based on Mérimée’s novella and Bizet’s music created by Czech choreographer Jiří Bubeníček at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma.

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A ballet in two acts based on the novella Carmen by Prosper Mérimée

Music by
ISAAC ALBÉNIZ GEORGES BIZET
GABRIELE BONOLIS MANUEL DE FALLA
MARIO CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO
Musical Elaboration and Orchestration by GABRIELE BONOLIS

Choreographer Jiří Bubeníček’s Carmen celebrates the incredible inspiration of Bizet’s timeless music in a completely new two-act ballet that also includes music by Albéniz, Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Falla, orchestrated and adapted by Gabriele Bonolis. The production emphasises aspects of the original drama, heightening the erotic atmosphere of the cigar factory and Carmen’s wild spirit, and including a spectacular on-stage horse. The sensational choreography closely depicts the storyline of Prosper Mérimée’s original novella in a production that was hailed by critics as a triumph.

Principal Dancers
Carmen REBECCA BIANCHI
Don José AMAR RAMASAR
Lucas ALESSIO REZZA

Choreographer JIŘÍ BUBENÍČEK
CORPO DI BALLO OF THE TEATRO DELL’OPERA DI ROMA
ORCHESTRA OF THE TEATRO DELL’OPERA DI ROMA
Conductor LOUIS LOHRASEB
Costume Designer ANNA BIAGIOTTI

Video Director CLAUDIA DE TOMA
Filmed on 3 February 2019 at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Italy

[2.110664 / NBD0114V]
Total playing time: 107 minutes · Language: Italian, English
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo · DVD 9 · Region: 0
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo · BD 50 · Region: A, B, C
© 2019 Rai Cultura and Rai Com · © 2020 Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd

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