Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s dynamic production.
Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress, while Roberto Alagna returns to the role of Don José, the good-hearted soldier in whom she unleashes an uncontrollable passion. Don José breaks the law, goes to prison, deserts the army and loses everything to be with Carmen. But the capricious gypsy soon tires of him and takes up instead with the bullfighter Escamillo—bass Alexander Vinogradov. She has ruined his life, but still Don José adores her, with a fierceness that can only lead to catastrophe.
Composer Bizet died just three months after Carmen’s disastrous premiere, never knowing that his creation would become one of the most popular operas of all time.
Running Time: Approx 3hrs 41mins including 1 intermission
BBFC Advice: TBC
Sat 02 Feb
This is part of the Metropolitan Opera 2018-19 seasonSee all
Both season tickets and individual performances for the 2018/19 Met Opera season are now on sale.
Metropolitan Opera Season Tickets (all 10 performances)
Stalls: £190. Circle: £240
Please note that while season ticket bookings can be refunded up to the start of the season, we are not able to offer refunds for individual performances within a season ticket.
Ticket prices for individual performances
Stalls: £24/£22 concessions and Friends. Circle: £30/£28 concessions and Friends
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