Wednesday 01 May - 6.45pm

The Royal Opera presents


Streamed live from the Royal Opera House

Damiano Michieletto’s sizzling new production evokes all the passion and heat of Bizet’s score, which features Carmen’s sultry Habanera and the rousing Toreador song.

Antonello Manacorda conducts an exciting international cast, with Aigul Akhmetshina performing the title role.

Music Georges Bizet 

Conductor Antonello Manacorda 

Director Damiano Michieletto 

Set Designer Paolo Fantin 

Costume Designer Carla Teti 

Lighting Designer Alessandro Carletti

Carmen Aigul Akhmetshina

Don José Piotr Beczala

Micaëla Olga Kulchynska 

Escamillo Kostas Smoriginas

Zuniga Blaise Malaba

Moralès Grisha Martirosyan 

Frasquita Sarah Dufresne

Mercédès Gabrielė Kupšytė 

Dancaïro Pierre Doyen

Remendado Vincent Ordonneau

Royal Opera Chorus

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Co-production with Teatro Real, Madrid and La Scala, Milan

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Tickets: Adult £16, Friend £12

Streamed live from the Royal Opera House

Running time: 220 minutes including one interval

Sung in French with English subtitles