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The story of the gypsy girl Carmen whose love and passion switch from one man to another with tragic consequences. Probably the world's most famous opera and tunes. A Spanish story of love, treachery, passion and betrayal. Sung in French with English surtitles. Approximate running time 3hrsPerformers Rosalind Sutherland (Micaela), Carol Ventre (Don Jose), Jonathan May (Zuniga), Imelda Drumm (Carmen), Natalie Christie (Frasquita), Claire Bradshaw (Mercedes), Paul Whelan (Escamillo), Simon Thorpe (Dancairo), Aled Hall (Remendado).
Music Bizet. Lyrics Meilhac. Lyrics Halevy. Book by Merimee. Company Welsh National Opera. Conductor Charles Mackerras (until 16 June). Conductor Graham Jackson (20-30 June). Conductor Antony Walker (4-14 July). Design Christian Fenouillat. Costume Agostino Cavalca. Lighting Christopher Forey.
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