Event Carmen
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Venue Joan Sutherland Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Opera Australia 2020
First Date 11 January 2020
Last Date 26 March 2020
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description In the colourful streets of a colonial city, Carmen is a red hot spark.

She sings her siren song, and suddenly, Don José's world is alight with a volatile fire.

This vibrant production of Bizet's opera features glamorous girls and bull­fighting boys in eye-popping colours. There are smugglers in suits, parades and punches, lust and loathing aplenty.

Irresistible Spanish tunes include the famous Toreador Song and flirty Habanera. Underneath those infectious rhythms, the dark undercurrent of fate pulses. Carmen knows she's dancing with death.

John Bell's production is a bold look a
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Matthew Barclay Assistant Director
Kelley Abbey Choreographer
Amy Campbell Choreographer Revival
Christian Badea Conductor
Tahu Matheson Conductor
Teresa Negroponte Costume Designer
John Bell Director
Constantine Costi Director Revival
Trent Suidgeest Lighting Designer
Michael Scott-Mitchell Set Designer
Roberto Aronica Singer Don José
Jane Ede Singer Frasquita
Luke Gabbedy Singer Escamillo
Lukasz Golinski Singer Escamillo
Alexander Hargreaves Singer Dancairo
Nicholas Jones Singer Remendado
Otar Jorjikia Singer Don José
Yong Hoon Lee Singer Don José
Anthony Mackey Singer Zuniga
Virgilio Marino Singer Remendado
Simona Mihai Singer Micaëla
Claudia Pavone Singer Micaëla
Agnes Sarkis Singer Mercédès
Sian Sharp Singer Carmen
Veronica Simeoni Singer Carmen
Sitiveni Talei Singer Moralès
Carmen Topciu Singer Carmen
Sharon Zhai Singer Frasquita
Works
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web https://opera.org.au/whatson/events/carmen-sydney
Event Identifier 148805