This week's Metropolitan Opera broadcast begins at 12:30 pm
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Metropolitan Opera's production of Bizet’s Carmen stars Anita Rachvelishvili, who made her Met debut in the title role in 2010. Nikolai Schukoff is Don José, the soldier whose doomed love for Carmen destroys them both. Ekaterina Scherbachenko is the loyal Micaëla and Ildar Abdrazakov sings the swaggering bullfighter Escamillo. Michele Mariotti conducts.
Conductor: Michele Mariotti
Carmen: Anita Rachvelishvili
Micaëla: Ekaterina Scherbachenko
Don José: Nikolai Schukoff
Escamillo: Ildar Abdrazakov