Posts tagged ‘Carmen’

Critic-in-training: Paul Selar reviews Carmen

Georges Bizet never lived to see the worldwide success Carmen achieved after its 1875 Paris premiere. He also never visited Spain where its story is set…

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A Taste of Spain: Carmen at Arts Centre Melbourne

The iconic Francesca Zambello production of Carmen conjures up Spain on the stage: the heat, the dust, the crowded streets of Seville. The music transports you…

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Cheat Sheet: Carmen

Everything you need to know about the world’s most popular opera.

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From banker to bullfighting baritone: Michael Honeyman

As stage entrances go, there aren’t many better than riding in on a stallion, singing one of the most famous  arias in the world, decked out…

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Nancy Fabiola Herrera: “Carmen doesn’t have to be beautiful”

Playing the feisty heroine at the centre of Bizet’s opera hundreds of times has given Nancy Fabiola Herrera a strong sense of just who “Carmen” is.

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