Bizet Carmen Highlight

Bizet - Carmen (John Eliot Gardiner) (2010)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Sept. 10, 2016
Bizet - Carmen (John Eliot Gardiner) (2010)

Bizet - Carmen (John Eliot Gardiner) (2010)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Francais (Dolby AC3, 2 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 6.39 Gb+5.23 Gb (2xDVD9) | 170 min
Classical | Fra musica | Sub: Francais, English, Deutsch, Espanol, Italiano

Behind the near-mythical figure of the emancipated woman, the dazzling spectacle of the group tableau and vibrant seduction of the Spain of dreams, all its authenticity and brilliance have been restored to the world's most performed opera in the opera house where it was first performed in 1875. A veritable back to the origins for the masterpiece by Georges Bizet, who died at the age of thirty six, only a few weeks after finishing his controversial work, the tremendous success of which he was ever to know. By presenting it here in a brand-new version with instruments of the period, in an endeavour to rekindle the original musical and theatrical flame, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Adrian Noble have reconstructed the unusual movement of the chorus and difficult dialogue between characters as a human, carnal tragedy.
Maria Callas - Bizet: Carmen (1964/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Maria Callas - Bizet: Carmen (1964) [Remastered 2014]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 146:52 minutes | 2,93 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

‘Callas is Carmen’ proclaimed the publicity when this recording first appeared on LP in elaborate red and gold faux- leather luxury packaging with three separate booklets. It was a major coup for the record company to get Callas to record this most intriguing of all operatic roles, and its release was eagerly awaited…
Magdalena Kozena, Jonas Kaufmann, BP, Sir Simon Rattle - Bizet: Carmen (2012/2014) [Official Digital Download]

Magdalena Kožená, Jonas Kaufmann, Berliner Philharmoniker - Georges Bizet: Carmen (2012/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 149:06 minutes | 1,39 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Georges Bizet - Carmen (Maximova, Monsalve; Michailidis) 2015 [HDTV 720p]

Georges Bizet - Carmen - Taormina Festival (Maximova, Monsalve; Michailidis) 2015 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), ~8.0 mbps, 25 fps | French, AC3 448 kbps, 6 ch | Subs: Eng, Fre, Ger, Ita, Por | 03:13:52 | 8.8 GB
Classical, Opera | Taormina Festival | HDTV->MKV

Recorded live at Taormina Opera Festival, Teatro Antico, Italy, July 15, 2015.
Piollet, Uria-monzon, Alagna, Poplavskaya, Schrott - Bizet: Carmen (2011)

Piollet, Uria-monzon, Alagna, Poplavskaya, Schrott - Bizet: Carmen (2011)
Classical | Bluray-rip 720p | Audio: French | Subtitles: Francais, English, Deutsch, Espanol, Catalan, Korean, Chinese | Run time: 155 mins | 7.36 GB
AVC, MKV 1280x720 (16:9) 29.97fps, 5998kbps | AC3, 48000Hz, 6ch, 640kbps

Musically, the production is excellent. Béatrice Uria-Monzon is a smart…Roberto Alagna is in excellent voice, too, offering honeyed tones that never disguise his passion or his potential for violence…Erwin Schrott is an impressively self-confident Escamillo…The other roles are well handled-and Marc Piollet and the orchestra provide a high-contrast palette, with plenty of detail and vitality. Sound is first-rate, as is clarity of the picture; and the patient and luxurious camerawork avoids the hyperactivity that mars so many opera videos these days. All in all, then, a very good Carmen… (Fanfare)

Bizet - Carmen (Antonio Pappano) (2008) [Blu-ray]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Feb. 10, 2015
Bizet - Carmen (Antonio Pappano) (2008) [Blu-ray]

Bizet - Carmen (Antonio Pappano) (2008)
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 24993 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 152 min | 34,5 GB
Audio1: French / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 48 kHz / 2304 kbps / 24-bit
Audio2: French / DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 2559 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese

With Anna Caterina Antonacci and Jonas Kaufmann bringing rare erotic intensity to the drama of Carmen and Don Jose, this Royal Opera production is a darkly passionate reading of one of the world's favourite operas. Under the baton of Music Director Antonio Pappano, Bizet's irresistible score drives the tragedy forward - powering a landmark staging of a musical masterpiece.
Anne Sofie von Otter, Philippe Jordan, David McVicar, Glyndebourne Opera - Georges Bizet: Carmen (2008)

Anne Sofie von Otter, Philippe Jordan, David McVicar, Glyndebourne Opera - Georges Bizet: Carmen (2008)
Full BluRay 1:1 | BDMV | 1080i MPEG-4 AVC @ 24001 kbps; 29,970 fps | 02:50:00 | 43.42 GB
Audio1: English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3339 kbps / 24-bit (AC3 Embedded: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 448 kbps)
Audio2: English Dolby TrueHD 2.0 / 48 kHz / 1475 kbps / 24-bit (AC3 Embedded: 2.0 / 48 kHz / 256 kbps)
Genre: Classical | Subtitles: Dutch, English, French, Spanish

David McVicar’s exhilarating production, with Sofie von Otter in the title role, restores the Opera Comique to Bizet’s masterpiece. Philippe Jordan, in his Glyndebourne debut, conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Glyndebourne Chorus and a cast which includes Marcus Haddock, Laurent Naouri and Lisa Milne.
Georges Bizet - Carmen - Opera Australia (2013) [Full Blu-ray]

Georges Bizet - Carmen - Opera Australia (2013)
Full BluRay 1:1 | BDMV | 1080i MPEG-4 AVC @ 33815 kbps; 29,970 fps | 02:21:24 | 43.2 GB
Audio1: French DTS-HD MA 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3840 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Audio2: French LPCM 2.0 / 48 kHz / 2304 kbps / 24-bit
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean | Genre: Opera, Romantic

Carmen, a tempestuous opera written by Georges Bizet, is set in the city of Seville, Spain. Carmen is sexy and capricious, and freely taunts the soldiers around her saying she will love or discard whom she chooses just as she pleases. But, after attacking another woman at the cigarette factory with a knife Carmen has to use her seductive skills on her guard, Don Jose, to escape going to prison. Passion between Don Jose and Carmen, and Escamillo, a celebrated toreador who is infatuated with her, leads to jealousy, violence and death. Rinat Shaham with her sublime singing dominates the bull-fighting arena as the provocative and alluring Carmen, while Dmytro Popov portrays Don Jose with a perfect mix of naivety and mad desire, his rich tenor rolling out across the bay. Andrew Jones gives a strong dramatic presence as Escamillo, and Nicole Car, one of Australia's best young operatic voices, is the sweet Micaela. With the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and conductor Brian Castles-Onion, a gritty set design, sumptuous bold costumes, stunning choreography, and the inestimable direction of Gale Edwards and Bizet's glorious opera is brought to life like never before in this second Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour.
Bizet - Carmen (Antonio Pappano, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Jonas Kaufmann) [2008]

Bizet - Carmen (Antonio Pappano, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Jonas Kaufmann) [2008]
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR Auto Pan&Scan | Francais (LinearPCM, 2 ch), (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.73 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Chinese | 152 min | +3% Recovery

This Covent Garden production of Bizet’s Carmen, makes a vivid musical and dramatic impression. Director Francesca Zambello creates a properly Spanish atmosphere, filling the stage with a profusion of detailed characters. In Act One’s town square each of the many soldiers, strollers, cigarette factory girls, and children are individuals, so there’s a bustle of continuous, realistic activity. That attention to detail carries over to the rest of the opera, involving viewers in the action. Tanya McCallin’s sets are a perfect foil for the direction: simple, movable panels that serve as lightly sketched backdrops for the town square, a tavern, the smugglers’ mountain hideaway, and the final scene in front of the bull ring. But what makes this Carmen special is the singing and acting of the principals… –Dan Davis

Bizet: Carmen (Levine, Baltsa, Carreras, Metropolitan Opera.1987)  Music

Posted by .:Louise:. at June 2, 2011
Bizet: Carmen (Levine, Baltsa, Carreras, Metropolitan Opera.1987)

Bizet: Carmen (1987)
640 x 480 | Video: XviD 1340 kbps | Audio: MP3 128 kbps | 29 fps | Length: 2:50:27
Language: French | Subtitle: English (hard-sub) | AVI | 1.59Gb
Genre: Opera

This performance of Georges Bizet's classic opera features the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra under the direction of conductor James Levine. Agnes Baltsa performs the part of the famous title character.