Carmen


In French with English Captions

Based on the novel by Prosper Mérimeé

Sensual, seductive, and one of the most popular operas of all time, Bizet's Carmen will raise the temperature in McCaw Hall just in time for winter. Set in Seville, the action pivots around Carmen, a gypsy who has the power to seduce any man that suits her fancy. And that she does. Don José, a corporal, throws honor aside in pursuit of Carmen. Carmen soon casts off her ardent lover for the handsome toreador Escamillo. Jealousy and passion seal Carmen's fate in one of opera's most memorable conclusions.

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