TALES FROM THE OPERA – CARMEN

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Join Liz Nolan as she visits the chronicles of passionate and spectacular art. Each week an opera, a story, a glimpse into the lives of the characters, both real and imaginary, who have shaped the form as we know it today.

It started off as a grubby little potboiler – lust in the dust – with a Spanish twist. But in the hands of Georges Bizet, Carmen was transformed into one of the great operas, whose heroine continues to enthrall.

RTÉ lyric fm, Sunday 17th November, 7pm-8pm