Against the backdrop of George Bizet’s passionate score, this scorching story unleashes the creative talents of Ballet Ireland’s choreographer in residence, Morgann Runacre-Temple, Carmen follows the story of a young, naïve soldier Jose, who is bewitched by the beautiful and fiery gypsy, Carmen.
The opera of operas will be in the Watergate Theatre on Wedneday, November 27 at 8pm. don’t miss it.
Obsessed and reckless, Jose turns his back on respectable life to be with her. But Carmen, like love, is a bird that cannot be tamed and Jose’s desire to possess her eventually destroys them both. This age old story, as relevant today as ever, will be re-told in a modern setting. Runacre-Temple’s up to date style “gets it”, according to the Irish Times, stretching classical ballet to new heights. Ballet Ireland’s talented dancers will sizzle in this fantastic new ballet.
The National Ballet of Ireland – Ballet Ireland was established in 1998 by Gunther Falusy and Anne Maher. The company’s inaugural performances were given at the Gaiety Theatre in October 1998. Bookings on (056) 77 61674 www.watergatetheatre.com