Category Archives: Bullfighting

Carmen in HD – 2014

Bizet’s opera was telecast today in HD. This was the 993rd performance of the work by the Met. This is the same production that was offered in HD by the Met in January 2010 with Elina Garanča in the title role, so I’ll just focus on the new performers. That run was led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin who look…

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The Matador

The Matador is a 75 minute documentary released in 2008. It chronicles the ultimately successful attempt by Spanish matador David Fandila who performs under the cognomen of El Fandi to appear in 100 bullfights in a single Spanish season. Only 12 matadors had achieved the feat prior to El Fandi’s attempt, though the great torero…

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