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Brisk and Powerful

'Carmen' in Tucson,
enjoyed by MARIA NOCKIN

 

On Saturday 13 November and Sunday 14 November 2010, Arizona Opera presented Bernard Uzan's rather different take on Bizet's Carmen. All of the action was moved into a bullring with choristers and even some audience members sitting above it in the arena seats. Uzan and Michael Baumgarten designed the scenery. Patricia A Hibbert created the period costumes and in Arizona, stage director Kay Walker Castaldo told the story in a more or less straightforward manner. Thanks to Baumgarten's atmospheric lighting, one could imagine Lillas Pastia's Tavern or a mountain pass on a dark night inside that bullring...

Copyright © 20 November 2010 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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GEORGES BIZET

CARMEN

ARIZONA OPERA

JOEL REVZEN

TUCSON

ARIZONA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

FRANCE

SPAIN

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