Carmen At Masada
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
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.
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