Bizet’s ‘Carmen’:Outstanding soloists in unflinching Andalusian style
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Bizet’s ‘Carmen’:Outstanding soloists in unflinching Andalusian style

 Carmen G Bizet, libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after Prosper Mérimée’s novel (1845). Opera Australia, Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, February 3rd, 2014. According to operabase.com Bizet’s Carmen ( 1873 – 4) was the second most frequently performed opera, during the worldwide 2013-14 season, with 477 performances, coming second to La traviata (577 performances). Opera…

‘Carmen’  – Handa opera on Sydney Harbour reviewed
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‘Carmen’ – Handa opera on Sydney Harbour reviewed

For a second year, Opera Australia has presented an outdoor performance located spectacularly at the Royal Botanic Gardens on the foreshores of Sydney Harbour.  Nowhere else in the world is there such a wonderful setting with Sydney’s Opera House and Harbour Bridge providing a magical backdrop, and the city lights reflecting in the waters of the…