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Bizet’s Carmen — Met opera @ the Mahaiwe

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina sings Carmen as the met sets the classic in the present day among human traffickers. Press photo courtesy of the Clark Art Institute
Metropolitan Opera

Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell makes her Met debut, reinvigorating the classic story of deadly passion with a staging that moves the action to the present day, in a setting of human traffickers.

Mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina leads a powerhouse quartet of stars in the touchstone role of the irresistible femme fatale, alongside tenor Piotr Beczała as Carmen’s lover Don José, soprano Angel Blue as the devoted Micaëla, and bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen as the swaggering Escamillo. Daniele Rustioni conducts Bizet’s heart-pounding score.

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Date:
January 27
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Event Location

Mahaiwe
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA
413-528-0100

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