Carmen - Habanera (Bizet; Anna Caterina Antonacci, The Royal Opera)
Carmen: Final Scene (Elina Garanca, Roberto Alagna)
Bizet - Carmen - Overture
Bizet's Carmen | LA Opera 2013/14 Season
Shchedrin: Carmen Suite after Bizet's Opera - 5. Carmen's Entrance and Habanera
Carmen is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet. The libretto was written by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée. The opera was first performed by the Opéra-Comique in Paris on 3 March 1875, where its breaking of conventions shocked and scandalized its first audiences.