Bizet’s timeless masterpiece

Maria Hughes, Imelda Drumm (Carmen) & Margaret Bridge in Opera Theatre Company's touring production of Carmen opening GB Shaw Theatre Carlow Fri 3 May 2013 then touring Waterford, Kilkenny,Galway, Tallaght, Dundalk, Dublin and in Oct: Ennis, Bray, Tralee, Downpatrick, Dun Laoghaire, Newtownabbey see www.opera.ie
Sultry and seductive, Opera Theatre Company’s ‘Carmen’ will mesmerise both young and old alike with its instantly recognisable and irresistible score.

Sultry and seductive, Opera Theatre Company’s ‘Carmen’ will mesmerise both young and old alike with its instantly recognisable and irresistible score.

Irish mezzo-soprano Imelda Drumm plays the bewitching temptress at the centre of this riveting tale of lust, obsession and betrayal.

Following on from the success of ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ and ‘The Magic Flute’, Opera Theatre Company, Ireland’s National touring company is delighted to return to the Watergate Theatre with Bizet’s timeless masterpiece.

Sung in English, with David Brophy conducting the 13-piece, Opera Theatre Company ensemble, ‘Carmen’ is directed by Gavin Quinn with design by Aedin Cosgrove.

The performance will take place on May 9 at 7.30pm and tickets are €20 and €16.