Carmen: Duets & Arias

C+
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type
Music
Genre
Classical
Performer
Andrea Bocelli
August 10, 2010 at 04:00 AM EDT

Andrea Bocelli’s bazillion fans are getting the tenor’s eighth complete opera recording, Carmen: Duets & Arias. Bloodless as Don Jose, Bocelli challenges past dramatic tenors by entirely rethinking the tragic transfor-mation from upstanding brigadier to coquette slayer. Instead, it’s one pretty number after the next. With a fit cast around him — including Marina Domashenko as Carmen — it’s even more offensive that the artist billed in the largest font offers the smallest returns. C+

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Carmen: Duets & Arias

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Genre
Classical
Performer
Andrea Bocelli
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