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Carmen

Russian State Opera
  • Tuesday 18 September
    7.30 – 11.00pm
Ticket typeCost
Adult (subject to booking fees)£37
Concession (subject to booking fees) £34
Adult (subject to booking fees)£32
Concession (subject to booking fees)£29

The Russian State Opera presents the most powerful, enjoyable and tuneful opera

Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live Orchestra numbering over 30 musicians

Russian State Opera are set to delight you with the powerful and dramatic production of Carmen - feel the thrill of fiery passion, jealousy and violence of 19th-century Seville in Bizet’s most popular opera.

Carmen tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who falls head over heels in love with Carmen, a seductive, free-spirited femme fatale. The infatuated Don José abandons his childhood sweetheart and neglects his military duties, only to lose the fickle Carmen to the glamorous toreador Escamillo.

The music of Carmen has been widely acclaimed for the brilliance of its melodies, enthralling atmosphere and orchestration, as well as for the skill with which Bizet musically represented the emotions and suffering of his characters.

Programme

  • Bizet: Carmen

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