Carmen

Deadlier than the Male

Posted by Tracy Hansford in Carmen, Productions, Program Notes

…Deadlier than the Male Ignore the statistics. Though Carmen‘s frequency of performance lags slightly behind a couple of others, such as Puccini’s La bohème, there is something about this opera that puts it ahead of all others in familiarity and fascination; it’s the opera we’ve…

Carmen Synopsis with video clips

Posted by Tracy Hansford in Carmen, Online Learning

ACT I Seville, Spain Soldiers loiter near a cigarette factory in Seville observing the townspeople. A peasant girl, Micaela, approaches Moralès and inquires about a recent recruit,Don José .With the changing of the guard, led by Lt. Zuniga, the newly minted soldier enters. On a…