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Sep. 11 2016

10/22/16 – Carmen – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera

Carmen

Music by Georges Bizet
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
Sung in French

front page photo credit: Cory Weaver

RUNNING TIME: 2 hours, 45 minutes including one intermission

The ultimate femme fatale returns in a provocative staging by acclaimed director Calixto Bieito. His raw take on Carmen heightens the intense emotions pulsing through this tale of love, lust and murder. The result is a powerful account of a free-spirited woman and her obsessive lover. Be swept into Carmen’s deadly seduction as never before.

Irene Roberts (Carmen), Brian Jagde (Don José), Ellie Dehn (Micaëla), Zachary Nelson (Escamillo), Amina Edris (Frasquita), Renée Rapier (Mercédès), Edward Nelson (Moralès), Brad Walker (Zuniga), Daniel Cilli (El Dancairo), Alex Boyer (El Remendado); conducted by Carlo Montanaro. – See more at: http://sfopera.com/discover-opera/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/#sthash.r0reeAEn.dpuf

 

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