The Opera Festival at Masada

The Opera Festival at Masada

11/06/2012 21:30

Carmen At Masada
Georges Bizet
New Production

      

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 in the current season: June 7, 2012

Conductor           Daniel Oren
Director Giancarlo del Monaco
Set Designer William Orlandi
Costume Designer Jesus Ruiz
Lighting Designer
Choreographer
Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi)
Carlos Vilan

Cast                    
Carmen Nancy Fabiola Herrera
Anna Malavasi

Don Jose

Marco Berti
Gustavo Porta
Jose Francisco Balestrini
Escamillo Dario Solari
Marcin Bronikowski
Micaela Maria Agresta
Brigitta Kele
Lana Kos

Zuniga

Carlo Striuli

Morales Noah Briger
Remendado Joseph Aridan
Dancairo Guy Mannheim

Frasquita

Hila Baggio

Mercedes Ayala Zimbler


The Israeli Opera Chorus
Chorus Master: Yishai Steckler

The Senior and Junior Ankor Choirs
conducted by Dafna Ben Yohanan and Rachel Inbar

The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in French

Surtitles in English and Hebrew
Surtitles: Israel Ouval
  

Length of performance: approx. three hours and 30 minutes

The free spirited gypsy Carmen sings about freedom as she falls in  love with the soldier José and then with the toreador Escamillo. Fiery Spanish dances and seductive arias in a huge celebration performed by
hundreds of participants by the Mt. of Masada. Love, scorching passion and hate that knows no boundries conducted by Daniel Oren.

Synopsis

Dates
 
THU 7.6.12 21:30
SAT 9.6.12 21:30
SUN 10.6.12 21:30
MON 11.6.12 21:30
TUE 12.6.12 21:30
    

Opera packages: Carmen at Masada website 

Idan Raichel Project - The Masada way

Guest performance at the Masada Opera Festival.

Idan Raichel's Project - The Masada way.
Idan Raichel's Project in a Special performance with International Guest Artists.

Martha Gomez - A Colombian singer/song writer who performs all over the world her original muisc which features Latin music with pop and jazz elements.

Andreas Scholl - One of the greatest counter tenors in the world who performs the music of Handel, Mozart and other composers in his most unique voice.

Mamadou Diabate - One of Mali's greatest musicians who performs on the original Kora and brings its unique sound to audiences all over the world.

Friday, June 8, 2012. The performance will take place at 22:00.



Ticket sales has began at Bimot *6226
Further details available at the  Masada site

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