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Bizet's Carmen: Opéra Comique

About the Event

Experience opera like never before in this astonishing performance of masterworks by Bizet at Paris's remarkable Opéra Comique.

Amongst Seville’s cigar makers, the gypsy Carmen is the most attractive and whimsical woman around. She is arrested for the assault of a friend, but the brigadier Don José is captivated by her beauty and lets her escape. For her, he loses his operational rank and then decides to desert and embrace the adventurous life of gypsies and smugglers.

Cast / Production

Musical direction, Long Yu

Staging direction, Andreas Homoki

With Gaëlle Arquez, Frédéric Antoun, Nathalie Manfrino, Jean‐Fernand Setti, Norma Nahoun, Aliénor Feix, François Lis, Jean‐Christophe Lanièce, Matthieu Walendzik, Paco Garcia

Choir accentus and The Maîtrise Populaire of the Opéra Comique

Orchestra Symphonique de Shanghai

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