G. BIZET

Carmen

20 . 10 .16

Michael Williams’ spectacular staging of Bizet’s eternally popular Spanish melodrama, which played to sell-out success in 2011, is revived as the second instalment of the Naspers Grand Opera Masters Series. Michael Mitchell’s atmospheric designs conjure up a hot and sultry Seville, and the large cast is completed by a company of flamenco dancers, executing the inspired choreography of the late Carolyn Holden.

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Michael Williams’ spectacular staging of Bizet’s eternally popular Spanish melodrama, which played to sell-out success in 2011, is revived as the second installment of the Naspers Grand Opera Masters Series. Michael Mitchell’s atmospheric designs conjure up a hot and sultry Seville, and the large cast is completed by a company of flamenco dancers, executing the inspired choreography of the late Carolyn Holden.
20.25.27 October @ 19:30
22.29 October @ 18:00
Artscape Opera House, Cape Town











Carmen Violina Anguelov
Don José Luc Robert
Micaëla Noluvuyiso Mpofu
Escamillo William Berger
Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Tim Murray
Director Michael Williams
Designer Michael Mitchell
CHOREOGRAPHY Carolyn Holden (realised by Beth Jeffery and Zethu Mtati)