Live: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Encore: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Richard Eyre’s stunning production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with two of its great leasing ladies, Elîna Garanèa and Anita Rachvelishvili, who share the title role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Alekandrs Antonenko, Roberto Alagna, and Jonas Kaufman take turns playing Carmen’s desperate lover, Don José, and Ildar Abdarazakov is the swaggering bullfighter Escamillo. Pablo Heras-Casado and Louis Langrée share conducting duties.<br><br><I>With a Prelude Talk by Opera Omaha at 11 am on the day of the live broadcast (Saturday, November 1).