Pop-Up Opera: La Tragédie de Carmen

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 19:30
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A reimagining of Bizet’s famous masterpiece, by Peter Brook.

The intense and tragic tale of the four characters who lie at the heart of the original story plays out in a thought-provoking drama of unhinged love and jealousy. Actions are not without consequences, and the stark reality of the repercussions for Don José are laid bare as the story unfolds before you in a series of his tormented flashbacks.

Brook collaborated with composer Marius Constant to create a journey through much of Bizet’s memorable music, including Carmen’s ‘Habanera’, Escamillo’s Toreador Song and Don José’s Flower Song, together with powerful new passages.

This dark and thrilling piece is directed by John Wilkie. A familiar tale, but not as you'd expect it…

Due to the nature of this piece the recommended audience age is 12+

Language: French; captions: English. Running time: 1 hour and 20 minutes (there will be no interval). 

For more information and to book tickets please visit the Pop-Up Opera website.

For more information please contact: 
Barry Landy
Contact tel: 
01223 362062
Contact email: 
bl10@cam.ac.uk