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Event Series Event Series: Carmen

Carmen

January 27 @ 12:55 pm - 3:00 pm

Carmen presented by The Met on the Kate's BIG screen

Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell brings a vital new production of one of opera’s most enduringly powerful works, reinvigorating the classic story with a staging that moves the action to the modern day and finds at the heart of the drama issues that could not be more relevant today: gendered violence, abusive labor structures, and the desire to break through societal boundaries. Dazzling young mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina leads a powerhouse quartet of stars in the complex and volatile title role, alongside tenor Piotr Beczała as Carmen’s troubled lover Don José, soprano Angel Blue as the loyal Micaëla, and bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen as the swaggering Escamillo. Daniele Rustioni conducts Bizet’s heart-pounding score.

Shown on the Kate‘s BIG Screen.

 

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Venue

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475 United States
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860.510.0473
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