Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
The first performance of Carmen on March 3, 1875 provoked such a hostile reaction that Bizet left Paris, physically and emotionally ill. He died three months later after two heart attacks. The gigantic scandal that followed the premiere will also have been partly the result of Bizet's attempts to reshape the Opéra Comique genre. Still, it must be said that Carmen is the most famous example in opera history of a failure corrected over time: Today, Carmen is one of the most performed operas in the world.
Distinguished Spanish actress and producer Nuria Espert has been approached for the production at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London. The authentic Flamenco choreography comes from Cristina Hotos and is, among other things,
For the musical side of this production, Zubin Mehta had a choice of top vocalists available for the roles of Carmen, Don José and Escamillo.