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Georges Bizet’s Carmen, one of the world’s most beloved operas has been a staple of the canon since its premiere a mere three months before the composer’s death in June 1875. The world-famous Arena di Verona provides the ultimate backdrop for this opulent production, directed by the flamboyant Franco Zeffirelli. The cast is an international lineup of excellent singers: Russian mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk, soprano Irina Lungu, tenor Carlo Ventre and baritone Carlos Álvarez. Conductor Henrik Nánási leads the Arena di Verona Orchestra and Chorus.

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  • Carmen: Ekaterina Semenchuck
  • Micaela: Irina Lungu
  • Don Jose: Carlo Ventre
  • Escamillo: Carlos Alvarez
  • Mercedes: Cristina Melis
  • Dancairo: Federico Longhi
  • Musical Director: Henrik Nanasi
  • Director: Franco Zeffirelli
  • Composer: Georges Bizet