Despite its popularity, Carmen is a true masterpiece. The composer created powerful themes and uses them to perfection. Today, Jonathan Burton sings the Flower Song with piano accompaniment. The fate theme played by English Horn introduces the aria. Jose describes his two months in jail and the haunting image of Carmen.
Video shot at the Strauss Performing Art Center in community partnership between Opera Omaha and University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Communication Fine Arts and Media, CFAM.