London Coliseum, London
Running Time: 3 hours
Carmen is a searing depiction of a woman who craves love, but creates obsession and jealousy.
One of the most popular operas ever written, Bizet's score is bursting with passionate melodies and includes such famous numbers as the ‘Habanera’, ‘Toreador’s Song’ and ‘Flower Song’.
Calixto Bieito’s production explores the complex relationships between the sexes at the tail-end of Franco’s regime in the 1970s.
Returning in the title role is sensational mezzo Justina Gringyte. Rising stars Sean Panikkar (José) and Nardus Williams (Micaëla) make their ENO debuts. Making a welcome return to the company is Ashley Riches as Escamillo.
BOOKING PERIOD: 29 Jan and 01, 06, 11, 14, 20, 22, 25, 27 Feb
AGE RESTRICTION: Suggested age guidance 11+
LANGUAGE: English. Our surtitles system displays sung words above the stage.
VENUE: London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES