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Carmen

Opera

Presented by Opera Australia and Araluen Arts Centre

Sung in French with English surtitles
Performed with a live chamber orchestra
Directed by Matthew Barclay

Carmen is the femme fatale you can’t forget.

In Bizet’s famous opera, she sings her sensual Habanera and lures Don José into her world. He gives up everything to follow her. But Carmen’s wandering eye has already found a new lover: the dashing bullfighter Escamillo.

Don José’s jealousy is fierce. Escamillo’s passion is strong. In a gripping finale, Carmen must face her fate.

Experience the thrilling Spanish colour and rhythms of Bizet’s vibrant score with Opera Australia’s singers and live chamber orchestra. This new production includes gorgeous sets and vintage-inspired costumes. You can hear classics such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song just as Bizet meant them — loud, live and completely unamplified.

Photo credit: Georges Antoni, courtesy Opera Australia

Dates 

03 August 2021 - 04 August 2021

Times 

7:30pm, Tuesday 3 August
7:30pm, Wednesday 4 August

Duration
155 minutes (including interval)

Prices 

Adult
$70.00

Concession 
$67.00

Araluen Member
$65.00

Araluen Concession Member
$60.00

All ticket prices include GST.

Genre 

Opera

Location 

Extra information 

Ticketing Policy

Online ticketing is available up until one hour prior to the performance.  
For ticket purchases after this time, please visit the Box Office or call us on 8951 1122.
We highly recommend you pre-book your seats. 

Accessibility

wheelchair  

Rating

PG
Warning: Mature themes, use of replica firearms and herbal cigarettes

Booking Fee

For this event, a one-off service fee of $2.50 per transaction applies for all online purchases. 

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