CARMEN Runs July 17-30

CO_Carmen logoCARMEN
Cincinnati Opera
July 17-30
Summit Park [Blue Ash]

If desire is the spark of love, then Carmen has ignited a thousand infernos. Opera’s quintessential femme fatale, Carmen shows us she’s that and so much more—a fearless, flirtatious force of nature who refuses to answer to anyone but herself. Her confidence attracts the attention of Don José, whose passion turns to obsession, then spirals into madness. When José threatens Carmen with death should she refuse him, she chooses freedom over all. Featuring some of opera’s best-known melodies, from the sultry “Habanera” to the rousing “Toreador Song,” Carmen is an ageless ode to one woman’s fierce independence. Sung in French with projected English translation. Approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.

  • Sat, July 17 at 8:30pm
  • Thu, July 22 at 8:30pm
  • Mon, July 26 at 8:30pm
  • Fri, July 30 at 8:30pm

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