Saturday, 16 January 2010

Tonight to see Carmen, broadcast live from the Met - alone but that was good. What was even better though was Elina Garanca. What a wonderfully powerful performance as Carmen – a truly sensual experience from a woman so connected with her role that she mesmerised the audience with her sexual allure. Her mercurial loving was as convincing as her gypsy dancing and even her blue eyes did not belie the passion of her nature. A fatalistically believable story.

So for the first video stream on this blog, it wanted to be Gregory Buchalter conducting Entr'acte Act 3 from Bizet's CARMEN live in Fairbanks but then this appeared:

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