No man can resist the charms of opera's ultimate seductress Carmen. Carefree and spirited she is determined to keep her independence, so when she enchants the soldier, Don José who sacrifices his old life for her, she is unprepared for the events that will evolve. Bored, she turns her attention to the handsome Escamillo, and Don José’s jealousy erupts into a thrilling finale.
Jo Davies' new production, set in the recent past, will bring all the passion and drama expected of this iconic opera. Bizet's alluring music, from the famous Toreador Song to Carmen's provocative Habanera, exposes the emotion of the characters to create a tension that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Sung in French, with English and Welsh surtitles.
Recommended age 7+
|Tue & Fri||7.15pm||£16 to £52|
Discounts do not apply to lowest price tickets.
|Executive Membership||£6 off top two prices only.|
|Concession||£5 off second price tickets.|
|Young Person (Ages 16-29)||
£10 each. Max two per booking. Not available on top price tickets.
|Young Person Under 16||
£5 each when bought with a full paying adult. Max 4 per booking. Available on all prices.
|Groups (10+)||£6 off. One free with every 20 paid. Excludes top price tickets.
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|School & Young People's Groups (10+)||£15 each student plus one free supervisor with every 10 tickets. Additional supervisors full price. Excludes top price tickets.
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|Access Member Discount [What's This?]||£5 off top two prices at all performances.|
Subscriptions apply to all Operas in the Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020 seasons. Available on the top 4 prices only. Only one discount per ticket and one discount per booking.
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Carmen Touch Tour
29 November 2019 | 6.30pm
Free to patrons attending the 7.30pm Audio Described performance
To accompany our Audio Described performance we have a Touch Tour that precedes the show. Our Touch Tour allows visually impaired patrons the opportunity to familiarise themselves with elements of the set, props and costumes.
There will be a gap between the tour ending and the audio described show beginning.
Places are limited and must be booked in advance through our Box Office on 02380 711811