Bizet - Carmen | Warner 2564634110

Bizet - Carmen

£10.40

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Label: Warner

Cat No: 2564634110

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 22nd September 2014

Contents

Artists

Maria Callas
Nicolai Gedda
Robert Massard
Paris Opera Orchestra

Conductor

Georges Pretre

Works

Bizet, Georges

Carmen

Artists

Maria Callas
Nicolai Gedda
Robert Massard
Paris Opera Orchestra

Conductor

Georges Pretre

About

Towards the end of Maria Callasís career, there were many rumours that she was planning to perform Carmen on stage. This was never to be, but Carmen became her penultimate complete recording of an opera Ė and her only complete recording of a French opera.

With Georges PrÍtre, one of her favoured conductors, and the ever-stylish Nicolai Gedda as her Don Josť, she captured every facet of the role. As Gramophone said when the set was first released: ĎHers is a Carmen to haunt you

Recorded 1964

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