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Behind the Curtain #53: Carmen

"Carmen, along with one or two other operas, are the top operas to go [to] for a great classical opera night out. You've got fantastically exciting music, great story line, spectacle...it really is Grand Opera. It's a great night out!" -Patricia Bardon

LA Opera: September 09, 2013

In this edition of LA Opera's Behind the Curtain podcast, host Brian Lauritzen talks with Patricia Bardon, the Irish mezzo-soprano singing the title role in our 2013/2014 season opening production of Bizet's "Carmen." They chat about the challenges of singing Carmen and what it's like for a mezzo to tackle the iconic role for the first time or the hundredth time.