If you like this, here are some more Carmen events in London…
Carmen at Royal Opera House – 16th, 19th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd December 2013, 1st, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 9th January 2014
Bizet’s “Carmen” is one of the world’s favourite operas, but scandalised 19th-century society with its raw depicition of lust. It tells the story of a fiesty gypsy arrested for attacking a fellow worker. After persuading her guard to release her on the promise of love, she then casts him aside for the glamorous toreador, Escamillo. Consumed by jealousy, Don Jose pursues Carmen to Seville with tragic consequences.
Carmen at Cadogan Hall – 28th February 2014
And here are some other events at Royal Albert Hall…
John Rutter’s Christmas Celebration – 12th December 2013
John Rutter will be back to lead the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in the ever-popular “Christmas Celebration” concert at the Royal Albert Hall. This year’s event will have a magical selection of Christmas carols, choral pieces and orchestral works… and don’t forget to sing-along!
Handel’s Messiah… at the Royal Albert Hall – 13th to 15th December 2013
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a rendition of Handel’s “Messiah”. The Royal Albert Hall will be hosting one of the best, when conductor Brian Wright leads the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra alongside a choir of 500 voices — made up of the Goldsmiths Choral Union, English Concert Chorus and Highgate Choral Society.