Carmen at the Park

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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