Carmen
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Carmen

at The Lowry, Salford
Postponed

This event has been postponed

A masterpiece of obsession and self-destruction.

Bizet’s enduringly popular opera tells the story of a woman on the margins of society, driven by a fierce, uncompromising desire for personal liberty, and of a man who, in the grip of sexual obsession, tries to own her.

Its sensuality, stark emotional realism and brutal violence outraged many in its first audiences, and it was widely condemned. Almost 150 years later, Carmen still presents a challenge to contemporary sensibilities, whilst Bizet’s music – overflowing with passion, colour, energy and unforgettable melody – continues to mesmerise.

Garry Walker conducts his first production as Opera North’s Music Director, and Edward Dick directs, following his triumphant Tosca in 2018.

Featuring

Opera North

Opera North appearing at this event

Opera North has established itself as one of the leading arts companies in the United Kingdom and one of the most imaginative opera companies in Europe. The Company is committed to bringing a wide variety of high quality work to established audiences for one of the most exciting art forms in Britain today.

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The Lowry

  • Pier 8, Salford Quays
  • Salford
  • M50 3AZ

Website:
thelowry.com
Booking:
0843 208 6000
Disabled Booking:
0161 876 2183
Disabled access:
Silver Status

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