Carmen – 2010 Season

Georges Bizet

 

Opera in four acts

Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after the novella by Prosper Mérimée Sung in French with English surtitles

Orchestral Reduction by Tony Burke © Pocket Publications

First performed 3 March 1875, Opéra Comique, Paris

With the City of London Sinfonia and Opera Holland Park Chorus

New production

Opera Holland Park, Holland Park, London

 

Performances on 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19 June 2010

 

Conductor Matthew Willis

Director Jonathan Munby

Designer Emma Wee

Lighting Designer Colin Grenfell

Choreographer Lynne Page

Assistant Director Ben Brynmor

Assistant Choreographer Imogen Knight

Fight Choreographer Alison De Burgh

Costume Supervisor Sades Robinson

Répétiteur Kelvin Lim

Chorus Master Matthew Waldren

Dramaturg Titania Krimpas

Language Coach Lucie Davienne

Stage Manager Helen Reynolds

Deputy Stage Manager Tracey Haddock

Assistant Stage Manager Beth Crock

 

Cast

Carmen Tara Venditti / Hannah Pedley (June 4, 7, 18)

Don José Seán Ruane / Mark Panuccio (June 4, 7, 18)

Escamillo David Stephenson

Micaëla Julia Sporsén / Susan Young (June 7)

Frasquita Stephanie Bodsworth

Mercédès Hannah Pedley / Alexandra Tiffin (June 4, 7, 18)

Zuniga Paul Reeves

Moralès John Lofthouse

Dancaïre Stefan Holmström

Remendado Andrew Glover

Lillas Pastia Michael Matüs