Tag Archives: George Bizet

Carmen at the San Francisco Opera

The ultimate femme fatale returns in a provocative staging by director Calixto Bieito in his long-awaited U.S. opera debut. Set in the arid earthiness of post-Franco Spain, Bieito’s raw and cinematic vision of Carmen unabashedly provokes the intense emotions pulsing … Continue reading

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Les Pêcheurs de Perles at the Metropolitan opera

January  8, 12, 16, 20, 23, 2016  Don’t miss the production the New York Times hails as “the sleeper hit of the Metropolitan Opera season… a dream cast… Sensitive and insightful production… Theatrical magic… Diana Damrau brings brilliant coloratura agility, radiant sound … Continue reading

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CARMEN at the Bolshoi

Georges Bizet Carmen Opera in four acts Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after the novel of the same name by Prosper Mérimée Music Director: Tugan Sokhiev Stage Director: Alexei Borodin Set Designer: Stanislav Benediktov Costume Designer: Valentina Komolova … Continue reading

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Carmen in Estonia

Carmen Georges Bizet’s opera to Henri Meilhac’s and Ludovic Halévy’s libretto, based on the eponymous novelette by Prosper Mérimée World premiere: March 3rd, 1875 at Parise Opéra Comique Premiere on May 26th, 2011 in the Estonian National Opera S, 10 … Continue reading

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Carmen at the National Theatre in Prague

Music: Georges Bizet Libretto: Henri Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy Musical preparation: Jiří Bělohlávek Conductor: Zbyněk Müller Stage director: Jozef Bednárik Sets: Vladimír Čáp Costumes: Ľudmila Várossová Chorus master: Pavel Vaněk Chorus master of the Kühn’s Children’s Choir: Jiří Chvála Dramaturgy: Jan … Continue reading

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CARMEN in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI OPERA PRESENTS: CARMEN Georges Bizet June 12, 14 & 20 • 7:30 p.m. June 22 • 3:00 p.m. Music Hall Music by Georges Bizet Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy THE OPERA The 94th season opens with Georges … Continue reading

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