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Carmen 1999Scottish Opera

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Scottish Opera’s second production of Carmen, this was a co-production with Welsh National, and bringing back the production team of Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser, who had previously directed La belle Hélène. After the delights of the Offenbach this was perhaps a slight disappointment - nothing much wrong with it, but expectations of this team's work were perhaps too high.

Patricia Bardon however gave an impressive performance in the title role.

Performance Cast

Moralès a corporal of dragoons

Simon Kirkbride

Micaëla a peasant girl

Mary Callan Clarke

Don José a corporal of dragoons

John Hudson

Zuniga a lieutenant of dragoons

Jonathan May

Carmen a gypsy

Patricia Bardon

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Denise Mulholland

Mercédès a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Michelle Walton

Lillas Pastia an innkeeper

Harry Ward

Escamillo a toreador

Simon Thorpe

Dancaïre a smuggler

Julian Jensen

Remendado a smuggler

Stephen Allen

Guide

Harry Ward

Performance DatesCarmen 1999

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

22 Oct, 19.15 26 Oct, 19.15 30 Oct, 19.15 4 Nov, 19.15 15 Dec, 19.15 17 Dec, 19.15

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

11 Nov, 19.15 13 Nov, 19.15

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

16 Nov, 19.15 18 Nov, 19.15 20 Nov, 19.15 22 Dec, 19.15

Empire Theatre, Sunderland | Sunderland

25 Nov, 19.15 27 Nov, 19.15

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