Description CARMEN lays claim to the title of 'The Most Popular Opera'. The music, full of extravagant melody and rich in operatic hits such as the Habanera and The Toreador’s Song, has captivated audiences over the decades.
A tale of passion between a young soldier and a fiery Gypsy girl, Opera Brava’s powerful production takes place in 1930’s Spain, is sung in English with a sensational Carmen and an international cast. This promises to be a compelling and unforgettable night which will leave you clamouring for more.
Cast list 2022
Musical Director & Conductor Robert Bottriell Director Bronek Pomorski Assistant Director Lydia Skrentny Designer David Parker
Carmen Vivien Conacher Don Jose Andrew Rawlings Micaela Katherine Blumenthal Escamillo Ian Beadle Frasquita Rebecca Milford Mercedes Sophie Burns Zuniga Geoffrey Moses Remendado Martin Rendle Dancairo Hakan Vramsmo Lillas Pastia / Morales William Costello Gypsy Persha Darling
Musical Director Robert Bottriell Director Bronek Pomorski
Technical Manager Dave Rogers Stage Manager Lydia Skrentny Lighting Pleasure Khathi A.S.M. T.B.C. A.S.M. & Sound Nathan Yeo Wardrobe Maria Pomorska Driver Adrian Hoyle Driver Mark Robertson
The Opera Brava Ensemble brave all the rigours of an English Summer to bring you live music as part of every performance.
Nicola Bates Violin Rose Hinton Violin Becky Hopkin/Ros Hanson-Laurant Viola Jonathan Ayling/Harriet Wiltshire Cello Katherine Carter Flute & Piccolo Julia Holmes/Zoe Davies Clarinet Stephen Peneycad Trumpet & Flugelhorn