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Carmen

Arizona Opera

Saturday, February 5, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

TBA

One of the most famous seductresses of all time is about to make her triumphant return.

The ultimate diva, the gypsy Carmen can ignite men’s desires and fill their hearts with passion at a single glance. When Don José, a naïve soldier fighting in the Spanish Civil War, gets caught in her web, jealousy rages and anarchy reigns supreme.

The thrilling score by French composer Georges Bizet includes some of the most popular and recognizable music in all of opera, including The Habanera and The Toreador Song.

Stage Director Stephanie Havey says of this beloved masterpiece: “Carmen juxtaposes the facade of civilization and the mysterious forces of primitive desires. Carmen glorifies freedom above all else, challenging the norms that govern hearts and minds. I am looking forward to bringing this iconic opera and its disruptive heroine to life.”

From its lighthearted beginnings to its tragic and destined climax, Carmen is not to be missed. Do so at your peril.

The cast includes Mahya Lahyani (Feb. 5) and Fleur Barron (Feb. 6) in the title role, Viktor Antipenko (Feb. 5) and Matthew White (Feb. 6) as Don José, Andrew Manea as Escamillo, and Vanessa Vasquez (Feb. 5) and Caitlin Gotimer (Feb. 6) as Micaëla.

Details

Date:
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cost:
TBA
Website:
https://azopera.org/performances/carmen-0

Venue

Tucson Music Hall
260 S Church Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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