Carmen is a Royal Opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet. The libretto was written by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée. You can see the opera on Tuesday 6th of March 2018 at 6:45pm at the Octagon Theatre and tickets go on sale 3rd of July 2017.
Carmen is about a Spanish gypsy girl who is working in a factory when the story opens. She sees the soldier Don José one lunchtime and decides to make him fall in love with her even though he already has a girlfriend.
Carmen is directed by Barrie Kosky and is conducted by Jakub Hrůša. The opera stars Anna Goryachova, Francesco Meli and Anett Fritsch . This event is one of the Octagon’s 2017/2018 season of 9 LIVE streamed Royal Opera House Events.