Sunday, January 25, 2009


Time is everything in Carmen, and Carmen, the heroine, plays with her music, as if to delay what she knows is in the cards for her.
Her languourous hesitations, as in such great numbers as the habañera and seguidilla, suggest almost a metaphysical purchase on time, as contrasted with the four-square rhythms of the soldiers' music and other more worldly tunes heard around that Sevillean cigarette factory...
LLOYD DYKK ON VANCOUVER OPERA'S CARMEN
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