CARMEN
GEORGES BIZET

Opéra comique in four acts (1875)
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée
Sung in French with German surtitles


PREMIERE

19 July 2017 - 9.15 p.m., Seebühne

PERFORMANCES & TICKETS

  • Fri, 21.07.17 21:15
  • Sun, 23.07.17 21:15
  • Wed, 26.07.17 21:15
  • Sat, 22.07.17 21:15
  • Tue, 25.07.17 21:15
  • Thu, 27.07.17 21:15

Tickets available in Bio-Hotel Saladina.

 

She‘s desired by all and is an object of fascination for the soldiers on guard duty as they smoke and play cards: Carmen. The soldier Don José is ordered to detain her after a fight but she twists him around her finger. He is arrested for his weakness but is soon released. He sees the flower she threw at him as a token of her love and dreams of spending his life with her, even at the cost of losing his rank and status. He hides out with her band of smugglers, ignores Micaëla‘s words of warning, and even imagines he‘s more than a match for Escamillo, the swaggering bullfighter. The latter, however, has long since captured Carmen‘s heart, making Don José mad with jealousy...


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