Maya Plisetskaya is one of the most outstanding dancer of the second half of the 20th century. Immediately after graduation from the Moscow Choreography School she became well-known, creating her own style which is characterized by a brilliant technique, elegance, perfection of each individual gesture and pose, always in combination with her beautiful dramatic art and extraordinary musicality. “I am happy to see the most important milestones in my creative life brought together like this. The programme contains a selection of my collaborations with leading choreographers from Roland Petit to Maurice Béjart. Wonderful!” Maya Plisetskaya
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The libretto, by Henri Meilac and Ludovic Halévy, is based on a novella by Prosper Mérimée. The first performance of Carmen on 3 March 1875, produced such a hostile reaction that Bizet left Paris physically and psychologically ill, and died only three months later on 3 June 1875, following two se...
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Under the baton of Tugan Sokhiev, the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse performs S. Prokofiev's "Romeo et Juliette" and the Interlude of the 3rd Act and Overture of G. Bizet's Carmen.
Carmen by G. Bizet, from Arena di Verona, 2014. Directed by Franco Zeffirelli, conductor Henrik Nánási, starring Carlos Alvarez, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Carlo Ventre, Cristina Melis, Paolo Antognetti, Irina Lungu,Francesca Micarelli, Federico Longhi, Francesco Verna and Seung Pil Choi. Performed in ...