2 hours 55 minutes, 1 intermission 20 minutesLanguage
In French, Czech, English subtitlesPremiere
March 15, 1999
The story of Carmen, a passionate Gipsy whose love can never be won for good and whose flighty life ends at the hand of a spurned lover, the soldier Don José, has captivated audiences worldwide for decades.
The National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra Ballet of the National Theatre
Opera Kühn Children's Choir
Carmen is an opera abounding in sensuous and sultry melodies, which the stage director Jozef Bednárik has succeeded in shaping into a magnificent theatrical spectacle.
Photo: Hana Smejkalová, Miro Pavlovič