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.Performers Alessandra Volpe (Carmen - Sep 19-27 Oct 10/11/22/23 Nov 7-20), Kirstin Chavez (Carmen - Sep 28 Oct 2/15/16 Nov 26/27), Peter Wedd (Don Jose - Sep 19-27 Oct 10/11/22/23 Nov 7-20), Gwyn Hughes Jones (Don Jose Sep 28 Oct 2/15/16 Nov 26/27), Gwyn Hughes Jones (Don Jose Sep 28 Oct 2 15/15 Nov 26/27), Kostas Smoriginas (Escamillo Nov 19/20), Simon Thorpe (Escamillo Nov 19/20), Aidan Smith (Zunlga), Jessica Muirhead (Micaela), Emma Carrington (Mercedes), Madeleine Shaw (Mercedes), Amyu Freston (Frasquita), Samantha Hay (Frasquita).
Music Bizet. Lyrics Meilhac. Lyrics Halevy. Book by Merimee. Company Welsh National Opera. Company Scottish Opera. Conductor Erik Nielsen (until Oct 11 and Nov 7/8). Conductor James Southall (Oct 15-23 and from Nov 12). Director Patrice Caurier. Director Moshe Leiser. Design Christian Fenouillat. Lighting Christophe Forey. Costume Agostina Cavalca.