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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-0711
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4.9 / 5 Rated by 31 members
Review from Annette Mann
Red Velvet 223 events 191 reviews

Over the years, I've seen many productions of Carmen. This is one of my favorites. Not only were the singers wonderful and the stage setting impressive, but Carmen was performed as Carmen should be, lusty, flirtatious, and passionate. Don Jose...continued

reviewed Dec 09 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Bernadette G.
146 events 65 reviews

It was a glorious day! Our seats were great and Carmen had us entranced from the beginning. Bizet never fails with this opera, but everything was perfect. It is an opera filled with famous arias, but the sets, costumes, and dancers all added to...continued

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Review from Leo
38 events 16 reviews

Awesome! It was my first time seeing Carmen, and I wasn't disappointed! Although I didn't have another production of Carmen to compare it to, I've seen several other operas and dozens of Broadway musicals, so I know a thing or two about musical...continued

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Bizet’s sizzling opera springs to vivid life in this production that originated at Madrid’s Teatro Real. French conductor Emmanuel Villaume, Spoleto Festival USA’s Music Director for Opera and Orchestra, returns to lead a magnificent production originally created by Emilio Sagi for the Teatro Real.

Spanish mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera makes her Company debut as Carmen, a signature role she has sung recently at Covent Garden and at The Met. Tenor German Villar takes the part of the obsessive and self-destructive Don José. Sabina Cvilak makes her Company debut as Micaëla. Acclaimed bass Raymond Aceto takes the role of Escamillo.

<em>Company</em> Shen Yun: <em>Experience a Divine Culture</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey St. Paddy's Trackside Celebration Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater <em>Night of Destruction</em>