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Carmen 1982Tayside Opera

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This Carmen marked in some ways the end of an era for Tayside, with final appearances by regular soprano and tenor leads Mary Timmons and Alan Borthwick. It also saw the departure of long-term conductor Richard Evans and the director Alan Lawson. The opera is one that frequently defeats hardened professionals, but this team brought it off quite successfully.

Performance Cast

Moralès a corporal of dragoons

Ian Mortimer

Micaëla a peasant girl

Janette Whiteford

Don José a corporal of dragoons

Alan Borthwick

Zuniga a lieutenant of dragoons

Gordon Cowie

Carmen a gypsy

Mary Timmons

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Marion Neilson

Mercédès a gypsy, Carmen’s friend

Rachel Sherrard

Lillas Pastia an innkeeper

Anil Hazra

Escamillo a toreador

William Dewar

Dancaïre a smuggler

Russell Malcolm

Remendado a smuggler

Philip Kearns

Performance DatesCarmen 1982

Map List

Gardyne Theatre | Dundee

1 Nov, 19.30 2 Nov, 19.30 3 Nov, 19.30 4 Nov, 19.30 5 Nov, 19.30 6 Nov, 19.30

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