Russian State Ballet & Opera House presents
Sung in French with English Surtitles
Local Youth theatre choir to feature alongside World – Class opera stars in the latest Carmen Opera. Also featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live orchestra with over 30 musicians
Producer, Alexej Ignatow says “Our long-term project is to try hard to involve more local choirs, and to integrate them in our future productions.”
Stagecoach Theatre Arts Company in Newcastleto sing in our Carmen Opera production, 10 local children are to take part: Emily Clements, Emily Megoran, Emily Crapper, Luci Lant, Theo Parry,James Styles, Lucy Sanderson, Sarika Riffert, Lola McLean, Iona Manon Brooks.
'We are thrilled to have our students involved in Carmen with this wonderful Company. It is a performance experience which offers challenges along with introducing them to the love and joy of the world of Opera. Performance experiences such as this will be treasured by them forever.' Stagecoach Principal
Feel the thrill and passion of love, jealousy and violence of 19th Century Seville in one of Bizet’s most popular pieces.
It tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by Carmen, free-spirited femme fatale. José abandons his childhood sweetheart and deserts from his military duties, yet loses Carmen's love to the glamorous toreador Escamillo.
The ‘Toreador Song’ is among the best known of all operatic arias.
The rich and colourful vigour of the gypsies’ scenes will have you on the edge of your seat, and the vibrancy, enthusiasm and intensity of the performance will reverberate long after the final curtain.
If you’ve never tried opera before, you will love this full orchestra experience with fantastic colourful costumes, exquisite singing and those wonderful tunes that the audience will still be humming to themselves on their way home, making this a must see opera production for everyone.
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