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    La Tragedie de Carmen

    • 01 Feb -
      02 Feb 2019
      01 Feb - 02 Feb 2019

    We’re sorry that La Tragedie de carmen has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Our Box Office team will be contacting all bookers to offer a full refund.

    An intense and tragic tale of unhinged love and jealousy, in a reimagining of Bizet’s famous masterpiece.

    The inner turmoil of the four characters who lie at the heart of the original story plays out in a thought-provoking drama. Actions are not without consequences, and the stark reality of the repercussions for Don José are laid bare as his story unfolds in a series of tormented flashbacks.

    Peter Brook collaborated with composer Marius Constant to create a journey through much of Bizet’s memorable music, including Carmen’s ‘Habanera’, Escamillo’s Toreador Song and Don José’s Flower Song, together with powerful new passages.

    This dark and thrilling interpretation, set at the end of the Spanish Civil War, investigates the psychological elements central to this retelling of Carmen’s tale. Directed by John Wilkie, the opera is brought to life in an intense chamber production by the critically acclaimed Pop-Up Opera.



    • a sucker-punch of a production

      The Times
    • They always manage to take a piece and boil it down to its core. What remains are the essentials, clearly communicated and performed brilliantly

      A Younger Theatre

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