Carmen (2007)

   
 
Music by Charles Bizet (1838–1875)
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
after the play by Prosper Mérimée

Sung in French

Conducted by Bryan Nies
Directed by Heather Carolo
Set design by Peter Crompton
  Performances:
Evening: Jul. 7, 10, 13; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Jul. 15; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
The Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA



Cast (in order of appearance):

Moralés: Francisco Aviles
Micaëla: Rebecca Garcia
Don José: Ryan MacPherson*
Zuniga: Matt Treviño
Carmen: Kendall Gladen*
Escamillo: Eugene Brancoveanu*
Frasquita: Joanne Um*
Mercèdés: Jessica Deardorff*
Le Dancaïro: Igor Vieira*
Le Remendado: Darron James Flagg*
Lillas Pastia: David Pinkham*

* Festival Opera debut
Carmen


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Don José (Ryan MacPherson)
and Carmen (Kendall Gladen)
enjoy a tender moment.
Photo by Robert Shomler
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Escamillo (Eugene Brancoveanu) makes
a memorable entrance.
Photo by Robert Shomler
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The famed Act II quintet.
Photo by Robert Shomler
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Micaëla (Rebecca Garcia)
searches for Don José.
Photo by Robert Shomler