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Elina Garanca Sings Carmen: The Met Opera on WRTI, March 7, 1 PM

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Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca sings the title role in Georges Bizet's CARMEN.

No man can resist Carmen's charms. But when she’s ready to move on, watch out! A riveting drama of love and jealousy, filled with famously alluring melodies and captivating dances, Carmen is one of the world’s most popular operas. Georges Bizet’s immortal score overflows with one delight after another - a music lover’s hit parade of opera’s most intoxicating melodies. Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca sings the title role. Saturday, March 7, 1 to 4: 30 pm on WRTI. Sung in French.

http://youtu.be/K2snTkaD64U

Synopsis

Cast:
Conductor: Louis Langrée
Micaëla: Ailyn Pérez
Carmen: Elina Garanca
Don José: Jonas Kaufmann
Escamillo: Gábor Bretz