The beguiling and seductive gypsy returns in Bizet’s stirring masterpiece. Desired by every man, the wild and willful femme fatale cannot be restrained by one lover. This fiery romance erupts with passion, jealousy, and revenge.

PERFORMANCE DATES

All dates at the Central City Opera House

Matinees at 2:30 pm: July 12, 14, 16, 18, 22, 26, 30; August 3, 6
Evenings at 8:00 pm: July 8, 20, 28; August 1

Purchase a Subscription (with Cosi fan tutte).

Boomer Bus add on available: July 26
Opera Bus add on available: July 12, 16

Performed in French with English supertitles.
Running time: TBA

 

 

Performing Artists

Emily Pulley

Emily Pulley

  • Soprano: Carmen, Carmen

  • Central City Opera:

    (Partial Listing) Julie LaVerne, Show Boat, 2013; Beatrice, Three Decembers, 2010; Susannah Polk, Susannah, 2008

  • Recently:

    Peregrina, Vía Láctea, Opera Bend,2016; Despina, Così fan tutte, Nashville Opera, 2016; Mrs. P, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, 2016

Adriano Graziani

Adriano Graziani

  • Tenor

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting in 2017 as  in Don José in Carmen.

  • Recently:

    Rodolfo, La boheme, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg Opera Zuid;  Edgardo, Lucia di Lammermoor, Buxton Festival; Don José, Carmen, Vorarlberger Landestheater Bregenz

     

Angela Mortellaro

Angela Mortellaro

  • Soprano

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting in 2017 as Micaëla in Carmen.

  • Recently:

    Juliette, Romeo Et Juliette, The Minnesota Opera; Anna, The Book Collector/Carmina Burana, Dayton Opera; Fiorilla, Il Turco In Italia, Opera Southwest

Michael Mayes

Michael Mayes

  • Baritone: Escamillo, Carmen

  • Central City Opera:

    Scarpia, Tosca, 2016Joseph DeRocher, Dead Man Walking, 2014; Past Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

  • Recently:

    Wendell Swan,  Great Scott (World Premiere, Heggie) Dallas Opera, San Diego Opera; Joseph DeRocher, Dead Man Walking, New Orleans Opera; Jack Rance, La fanciulla del West, Opera Omaha

Full Production Credits

Composer Georges Bizet
Librettists Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy
Based on a novel by Prosper Mérimée
Conductor Adam Turner
Director Jose Maria Condemi
 
Cast Credits
Carmen Emily Pulley
Don José Adriano Graziani
Micaëla Angela Mortellaro
Escamillo Michael Mayes

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