Opera for all: Carmen and the music of seduction

Supplied by Opera Australia

Opera Australia’s production of Carmen is a contemporary take on the famous opera by Georges Bizet.

Carmen is an unusual female protagonist in the world of opera, she is a picture of both strength and vitality.

Although the opera that first premiered in 1875- Paris, is often simply understood as a story about a doomed love affair,there is a little more to it than that.

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