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OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera, New York
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 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.
Tickets: Full £22 Adult concessions £20 19-30 £16 18 & under £12.50
Running time: 3 hrs 40 mins (inc one interval)
Doors open: 5.25pm
Certificate: This screening is certified 12A As Live. Click here for more information.
Food: Compliment your visit with a selection of tasty tapas from the back-streets of Seville, setting for the opera, specially created for us by local caterer Max (Quinntessential Catering).
The vegetarian option will contain Tortilla Espagnole, salsa fresca, chargrilled vegetables, olives, artisan bread, picos de pan and tapenade (dairy free). £10
The meat platter will contain Spanish potato salad, salsa fresca, marinated peppers, olives, banderilla, artisan bread, cured meats, melon (dairy free). £10
If you require a gluten free option, please advise us in advance via email@example.com