Opera North / Carmen

@ Theatre Royal Newcastle

Book Now

23 March 2021 - 27 March 2021

CARMEN – Georges Bizet
A masterpiece of obsession and self-destruction.

Bizet’s enduringly popular opera tells the story of a woman on the margins of society, driven by a fierce, uncompromising desire for personal liberty, and of a man who, in the grip of sexual obsession, tries to own her.

Its sensuality, stark emotional realism and brutal violence outraged many in its first audiences, and it was widely condemned. Almost 150 years later, Carmen still presents a challenge to contemporary sensibilities, whilst Bizet’s music – overflowing with passion, colour, energy and unforgettable melody – continues to mesmerise.

Garry Walker conducts his first production as Opera North’s Music Director, and Edward Dick directs, following his triumphant Tosca in 2018.

Sung in French with English titles

Venue
Theatre Royal
100 Grey Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 6BR

Book Now

FollowUs

Events Finder
Calendar

Search

Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

Red Ladder Theatre Company’s ‘My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored’ Nominated for 3 Black British Theatre Awards

Red Ladder Theatre Company’s production of My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored, written by Nana-Kofi Kufuor, has received three nominations for The Black British Theatre Awards (BBTA’s), including, Outstanding Performance in a Play for Misha Duncan-Barry, Best Director for Dermot Daly and Best Production for Red Ladder Theatre Company. The play is a gripping portrayal of racial identity and Black British experiences.

Read More

Festival of Thrift Bids Fond Farewell to Kirkleatham After Tenth Anniversary Event

Thousands of visitors flocked to this year’s Festival of Thrift as it marked a decade of delivering its nationally-recognised celebration of sustainable living.

Read More