… and is that not the WORST cut at the end ever? Odd!
This is our final opera of the fall season. Up until now my favorite would be Xerxes, and I suspect that will remain my favorite, as Carmen isn’t at the top of my list of favorite operas to begin with. (Maybe I’ve just played it too much?)
I believe the Carmen of tonight is the 27 year old Anita Rachvelishvili. Below she is singing at la Scala with Jonas Kaufmann as Don José: