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.
Núria Espert (stage director), Zubin Mehta (conductor) – With Maria Ewing, Luis Lima and Leontina Vaduva – Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
With Huguette Tourangeau and Plácido Domingo