Tag Archives: Carmen

Carmen SF Opera – America’s favorite opera

They say that in the United States no opera is performed more often than Georges Bizet’s Carmen.  I can easily believe that.  Continue reading »

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Roland Petit’s Carmen – The Operanut Goes to the Ballet

What is the world coming to on Saturday, April 2 2011? Here I am, the self-named Opera Nut writing about a ballet. And my previous two performances had been classical Broadway musicals — one by a Symphony orchestra and the other a high school production. Continue reading »

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Carmen from Barcelona – No Harmony

Sunday, January 9, 2011. I settle comfortably in my seat in the Camera 7 Cinema in Campbell. The lights go down, the picture comes on, and I am transported to the Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona, an old-fashioned newly restored theater. Continue reading »

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Carmen – Elina Garanča Gives New Meaning to “Sexy”

In recent years I have seen Carmen performed by West Bay Opera, Pocket Opera, Opera San Jose, and Met HD.  Every production is different, and I’ve liked every one of them. Continue reading »

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