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Jessye Norman sings Carmen

Private recording sessions filmed in Paris

Jessye Norman sings Carmen Private recording sessions filmed in Paris

About

Jessye Norman filmed in Paris during private recording sessions of Georges Bizet's Carmen.

Jessye Norman's strong personality and extraordinary gift to arouse unforgettable musical emotions brought her international praises as the undisputable heir of the great divas tradition. Stylish, charismatic, bewitching and refined, Jessye Norman has left her mark on the audience's mind wherever she performed.

In 1989, Jessye Norman accepted to be filmed in Paris during private recording sessions of Georges Bizet's Carmen. This extraordinary archive documentary lets you appreciate the American soprano's outstanding artistic sensitivity.

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Albert Maysles
  • Production date: 1989
  • Duration: 56 min
  • Production: © CAMI Video, INC. in co-production with ANTENNE 2, BBC, LA SEPT, NO5, PHILIPS CLASSICS, RADIO FRANCE, ZDF
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Jessye Norman | Soprano
  • Neil Shicoff
  • Simon Estes

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