Opera in HD: Bizet’s Carmen

Please Note: This film is no longer showing at Railroad Square Cinema

From the Staatsoper Berlin. Bizet’s Carmen is reputed to be the most famous opera in the world! Maestro Daniel Barenboim presents his musical view on this classic opera and Marina Domashenko’s rich mezzo-soprano voice makes her ideal for the title role in Carmen. After the premiere the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung wrote about Rolando Villazon who plays Don José: “A perfect José, sung as he hasn’t been sung in a long time… This young Mexican tenor alone makes it worth seeing.” Unrated. 201 minutes. Admission $15.