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      Lyric Opera’s Carmen

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      Unknown-2Bizet’s gypsy temptress is seducing Chicago once again. This program features Leontyne Price and Maria Callas as Carmen, Franco Corelli and Nicolai Gedda as Don Jose, Mirella Freni as Michaela and Tom Krause as the Toreador.

      Playlist:

      Bizet: Carmen “Overture”
      Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conducted by Herbert Von Karajan
      RCA 74321-39495-2

      Bizet: Carmen, “Habanera”
      Maria Callas with the Orchestre National delaR.D.F.
      Conducted by Georges Pretre
      Recorded in Parisin 1961
      EMI 0777 7 54702 2 2

      Bizet: Carmen, “Seguidilla”
      Leontyne Price and Franco Corelli with the Vienna Philhamonic Orchestra
      Conducted by Herbert Von Karajan
      Recorded in Vienna in 1963
      RCA 74321-39495-2

      Bizet: Carmen,“Toreador Song”
      Tom Krause with Chorus and L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
      Conducted by Thomas Schippers
      Recorded in 1963
      LONDON 421 018-2

      Bizet: Carmen, “Flower Song”
      Nicolai Gedda with the Orchestra of the French National Radio
      Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham
      Recorded in Paris in 1958
      EMI CDC7 49242 2

      Bizet: Carmen, “Michaela’s Air”
      Mirella Freni with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conducted by Herbert Von Karajan
      Recorded in Vienna 1963
      RCA 74321-39495-2

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