Carmen at the Park

    Georges Bizet

    In Cooperation with the Tel-Aviv-Yaffo Municipality


    Libretto: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after a novella by Prosper Mérimée

    First Performance: "Opera Comique", Paris, March 3, 1875

    First Peformance at the Israeli Opera: October 5, 1995

    First Performance of this production: May 25, 2009



    David Stern

    Revival Director Gad Schechter
    Set Adaptation & Design Nitzan Refaeli
    Lighting Designer Eyal Tavori
    Choreographer Neta Shezaf
    Fighting Coach Barak Gonen



    Carmen Rinat Shaham

    Don Jose

    Scott Piper
    Escamillo Vladimir Braun
    Micaela Noa Danon 
    Frasquita Hila Baggio
    Mercedes Shira Raz
    Zuniga Andrei Trifonov
    Morales Yair Goren 

    The Israeli Opera Choir

    Conductor: Yishai Steckler

    The Young Bat-Kol Chior
    Conductor: Dalia Lazar-Shimon
    Conductor & Music Director: Anat Morag

    The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

    The Neta Shezaf Flamenco Dance Theatre
    Sung in French
    Surtitles in Hebrew
    Surtitles: Israel Ouval

    Length of performance: approx. an hour and 45 minuets

    This production based on Franco Zaffirelli's production at the Metropolitan Opera, New - York.

    The Municipality of Tel Aviv Yafo and the Israeli Opera continue the annual summer open air opera in the park tradition in Ganei Yehoshua. This summe'rs presentation is one of the most popular operas in the repertoire -Carmen by Bizet in a coolrful and extravagant production featrirng the free spirited gypsy Carmen who runs aways from prison, falls in love with the Toreador and gets killed by her former lover. A larger than life open air production.



    Thur 29.7.10 21:00

    Ganei Yehoshua (Park Hayarkon) in Tel Aviv

    Audience Entrance at 19:00

    Admission Free



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