Carmen (includes Habanera, Toreador's Song, Seguidilla)
Georges Bizet


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The first of 2 entries for Bizet in the Ultimate Hall of Fame. This has appeared in every chart, peaking at number 71 in 2003.

Bizet's opera tells the story of a gypsy woman named Carmen who charms a hapless soldier, leading them both to their downfall. Since its premiere in 1875, Carmen has gone to become the most popular, most performed and most filmed opera ever.

Adrian Noble's production of Carmen at the Opera Comique, Paris.