Opera

Carmen

Georges Bizet (1838 – 1875)
Opera in three acts
Sung in French, with German surtitles
Libretto: Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella (1845) by Prosper Mérimée
Premiere: 1875 in Paris
Th, 22.06.2023
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
Cancelled
This performance has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
Trailer: Ullrich Bohn - Theater TV
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster

"Carmen" is still one of the most popular operas today, although the audience at its 1875 premiere initially reacted in shock. After all, Bizet elevated underprivileged, ordinary people - the fatally seductive gypsy Carmen and the deserting solider Don José - to the stars of the opera. Nevertheless, the opera began its triumphant march into the music history books, and over 140 years later, the work continues to fascinate audiences with its exotic world of smugglers, bullfighters, smoking and quarrelling factory workers, policemen, children and soldiers.

Cast

Conductor Albert Horne
Director Uwe Eric Laufenberg
Stage Design Gisbert Jäkel
Costume Design Antje Sternberg (Entwürfe), Louise Buffetrille (Ausführung)
Lighting Design Andreas Frank
Video Gérard Naziri
Chorus Master Albert Horne
Youth Chorus Niklas Sikner
Choreography Consultant Myriam Lifka
Dramaturgy Laura Weber, Marie Johannsen
Carmen Fleuranne Brockway
Don José Aaron Cawley
Escamillo Jordan Shanahan
Micaëla Sumi Hwang
Le Remendado Ralf Rachbauer
Le Dancaïre Erik Biegel
Moralès Darcy Carroll
Frasquita Stella An
Mercédès Silvia Hauer
Lillas Pastia Thomas Braun
Chor, Extrachor & Statisterie des Hessischen Staatstheaters Wiesbaden, Jugendkantorei der Ev. Singakademie Wiesbaden, Hessisches Staatsorchester Wiesbaden

Dates

RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
Grosses Haus18:00 - 21:15
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
Cancelled
This performance has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
Grosses Haus18:00 - 21:15
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
Grosses Haus18:00 - 21:15

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