About the film
opera live performance
Bizet : Carmen
Release Date: June 30, 2003
|Production Companies||:||Arena di Verona, RaiTrade|
|Director||:||Franco Zeffirelli, George Blume|
|Writers||:||Prosper Mérimée, Ludovic Halévy, Henri Meilhac|
This 2003 performance of Georges Bizet's 19th century opera Carmen was produced and directed by filmmaker and stage director Franco Zeffirelli, best known to many for the Academy Award-winning big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Shot at the Arena di Verona, the production features Marina Domashenko in the title role and music by the Orchestra of the Arena di Verona under conductor Alain Lombard.