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- May 07May07Find ticketsThu 19:15Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre - BirminghamCarmen - Welsh National Opera
An Irish National Opera co-production with Opera Philadelphia and Seattle Opera
In partnership with Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and RTÉ Concert Orchestra
“a masterpiece in the full meaning of the word”
Composer Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky
Opera’s great, independent, sexual woman, the gypsy Carmen. Her friends and enemies from a cigarette factory. Her lovers, high and low. A naive corporal and the good girl from home. A handsome bullfighter. Smugglers. Jealousy, and a fatal struggle. Carmen, the most popular French opera, with some of the most alluring arias ever, has it all.
An upright soldier. On duty far from home. The femme fatale from the wrong side of the tracks. Love at first sight. A walk on the wild side. Criminality, a handsome rival, and a breaking point that leads to tragedy in the scorching Spanish sun. The colourful arias and choruses of Bizet’s Carmen tell it all with irresistible, unforgettable musical panache.
Sung in French with English surtitles.