By Didy Veldman
Premiere by Les Grands Ballets
October 19, 2000
Photos credits
A timeless tale
When Prosper Mérimée wrote his short story in 1845 it was considered shocking and scandalous. Carmen was a gypsy and a prostitute. Don José a murderer and brigand, the setting rough and dangerous Spanish terrain, the culture seemingly so different... Read more
Different versions of Carmen
In the different versions that have appeared, Carmen has always retained her self-sufficiency and desire to be free to love whoever she wants and for how long. When Micaela comes into the opera she provides a natural foil and contrast to Carmen. This in... Read more
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