Georges Bizet

Carmen

  • An Opera in Four ActsI
  • Premiere 19 March 2015 I
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17 November 2017 19:30 SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana Notice Dirigent: Jaroslav Kyzlink

Janko Volčanšek k. g.
Aljaž Farasin
Lucas Somoza Osterc k. g.
Jože Vidic
Matej Vovk
Andrej Debevec
Irena Parlov k. g.
Martina Burger k. g.
Štefica Stipančevič k. g.
Galja Gorčeva
Tomaž Zadnikar
19 November 2017 17:00 SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana Notice Dirigent: Jaroslav Kyzlink

Janko Volčanšek k. g.
Aljaž Farasin
Lucas Somoza Osterc k. g.
Jože Vidic
Matej Vovk
Andrej Debevec
Elena Dobravec
Martina Burger k. g.
Štefica Stipančevič k. g.
Galja Gorčeva
Gregor Zorko
7 December 2017 19:00 SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana Notice Dirigent: Jaroslav Kyzlink

Janko Volčanšek k. g.
Branko Robinšak
Slavko Savinšek
Jože Vidic
Edvard Strah
Andrej Debevec
Nuška Drašček Rojko k. g.
Martina Zadro
Štefica Stipančevič k. g.
Galja Gorčeva
Gregor Zorko
9 December 2017 19:00 SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana Notice Dirigent: Jaroslav Kyzlink

Zoran Potočan
Aljaž Farasin
Lucas Somoza Osterc k. g.
Peter Martinčič
Edvard Strah
Andrej Debevec
Nuška Drašček Rojko k. g.
Martina Zadro
Štefica Stipančevič k. g.
Galja Gorčeva
Tomaž Zadnikar
19 December 2017 19:00 SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana Notice Dirigent: Jaroslav Kyzlink

Zoran Potočan
Aljaž Farasin
Slavko Savinšek
Peter Martinčič
Matej Vovk
Andrej Debevec
Irena Parlov k. g.
Martina Zadro
Eva Černe k. g.
Galja Gorčeva
Gregor Zorko
20 December 2017 19:00 SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana Notice Dirigent: Jaroslav Kyzlink

Janko Volčanšek k. g.
Branko Robinšak
Lucas Somoza Osterc k. g.
Jože Vidic
Edvard Strah
Dejan M. Vrbančič
Nuška Drašček Rojko k. g.
Urška Breznik
Štefica Stipančevič k. g.
Zdenka Gorenc
Tomaž Zadnikar
16 February 2018 19:30 SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana
18 February 2018 17:00 SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana

Georges Bizet (1838–1875) is not only considered the master of the French opera of the second half of the 19th century, but also a distinctive opera composer, who has dedicated almost all his creative forces to theatre. He has composed Carmen between 1873 and 1874. The libretto, written with the composer's assistance and based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, is believed to be one of the best in the entire opera literature. The famous story about the seductive Gypsy is in fact a folk drama of unrestrained passion, tackling the questions about love that remains but a momentary affection, and about jealousy and revenge that leads inevitably to death and destruction. Thus Bizet created a unique work – a realistic opera - that has no equal even among the greatest masterpieces of the cognate Italian “verismo”. The well-crafted characters of this full-blooded drama with a tragic denouement is imbued by the fiery Spanish rhythms and Gypsy melodies, outlining the environment Carmen stems from and is unable to escape.

This opera's new staging will be entrusted to the British Stage Director and Set Designer Pamela Howard, whereas its music direction will be in the hands of our Opera's Chief Conductor Jaroslav Kyzlink.