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Carmen 2006Scottish Opera

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A highly successful revival, directed by Aidan Lang, featured important company debuts by the Lithuanian conductor Gintaras Rinkevicius, who led a fierily dramatic account of the score, as well as Violet Noorduyn and Teddy Tahu Rhodes. There were also welcome returns by Andrea Szántó and Peter Auty.

Performance Cast

Moralès a corporal of dragoons

Benjamin Bevan

Micaëla a peasant girl

Violet Noorduyn

Don José a corporal of dragoons

Peter Auty

Zuniga a lieutenant of dragoons

Tom McVeigh

Carmen a gypsy

Andrea Szántó

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Rachel Nicholls

Mercédès a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Jennifer Johnston

Lillas Pastia an innkeeper

Harry Ward

Escamillo a toreador

Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Dancaïre a smuggler

Franck Lopez

Remendado a smuggler

Colin Judson


Harry Ward

Performance DatesCarmen 2006

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

25 May, 19.15 30 May, 19.15 3 Jun, 14.15 6 Jun, 19.15 6 Jun, 19.15 8 Jun, 19.15 10 Jun, 19.15

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

13 Jun, 19.15 17 Jun, 19.15 20 Jun, 19.15 23 Jun, 19.15

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