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New Zealand Opera: Carmen

When:

Thu 13 Jul 2017, 7:30pm–10:30pm
Sat 15 Jul 2017, 7:30pm–10:30pm
Tue 18 Jul 2017, 6:30pm–9:30pm
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 7:30pm–10:30pm
Sat 22 Jul 2017, 7:30pm–10:30pm

Where: Isaac Theatre Royal, 145 Gloucester St, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • C Reserve: $50.00
  • B Reserve: $85.00
  • A Reserve: $115.00
  • Gold: $145.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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Listed by: New Zealand Opera

An enduringly popular opera, Carmen is a parade of hit tunes set in an exotic locale with a fearless heroine. Vital and dangerous, Carmen will be free at any cost, setting the path to the opera’s gripping conclusion.

This production by Lindy Hume - well known here for her brilliantly theatrical productions of Lucia di Lammermoor, Rigoletto and La Cenerentola - is sexy and sensual with all the things you would expect from Bizet’s ravishing opera.

Creative Team:
- Francesco Pasqualetti (Wellington & Auckland) - Conductor
- Oliver von Dohnányi (Christchurch) - Conductor
- Lindy Hume - Director
- Jacqueline Coats - Assistant Director
- Dan Potra - Production Designer
- Matt Marshall - Lighting Designer

Cast:
- Nino Surguladze - Carmen
- Tom Randle - Don José
- James Clayton - Escamillo
- Emma Pearson - Micaëla
- Wade Kernot - Zuniga
- James Harrison - Moralès/Le Dancaïre
- Amelia Berry - Frasquita
- Kristin Darragh - Mercédès
- James Benjamin Rodgers - Le Remendado

Accompanied by Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. Featuring the Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus. Sung in French with English surtitles.

Concession discount is available for Senior Citizens and Students with ID, subject to availability. Super Tuesday discount is available for Tuesday performances.

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