Bizet's Carmen from Los Angeles Opera

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Saturday at 1 pm, Bizet's riveting drama of love and jealousy, filled with famously alluring melodies and captivating dances, is heard in a performance by Los Angeles Opera. Irish mezzo-soprano Patricia Bardon plays the title role and American tenor Brandon Jovanovich is Don José. Plácido Domingo conducts.

When LA Opera revived this production from Teatro Real in Madrid it advised patrons: "parental discretion advised." Tune in and perhaps find out why.

Carmen           Patricia Bardon
Don José         Brandon Jovanovich
Micaëla            Pretty Yende
Escamillo         Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
Zuniga            Valentin Anikin
Moralès           Daniel Armstrong
Frasquita         Hae Ji Chang
Mercédès         Cassandra Zoé Velasco
El Remendado  Keith Jameson
El Dancaïre      Museop Kim
A Vendor         Melissa Treinkman
A Gypsy          Abdiel Gonzalez
A Soldier         Steven Pence

CONDUCTOR:  Plácido Domingo
CHORUS:   LA Opera Chorus
CHORUS MASTER:  Grant Gershon