Carmen Classroom Materials

Music by Georges Bizet | Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy


Synopsis

A passionate gypsy seduces a Spanish soldier, causing emotional upheaval and, eventually, the pair's doom.

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Cast & Creative

Cast
Carmen Irene Roberts 1
Carmen Ginger Costa-Jackson 2
Don José Brian Jagde 1
Don José Riccardo Massi *2
Micaëla Nadine Sierra 1
Micaëla Erika Grimaldi *2
Escamillo Zachary Nelson *1
Escamillo Michael Sumuel 2

Performances

May 27, 28, 29, 31
June 1, 17, 23, 26, 30
July 2, 3

Creative
Conductor Carlo Montanaro *
Production Calixto Bieito *
Revival Director Joan Anton Rechi *
Set Designer Alfons Flores
Costume Designer Mercè Paloma
Chorus Director Ian Robertson

1 May 27, 29, June 1, 23, 26, July 2  
2 May 28, 31, June 17, 30, July 3
* San Francisco Opera Debut

Co-production based on Bieito's production which originated at Gran Teatre del Liceu

Previous performances of Carmen can be found in our Archive.