A school production of Bizet's 'Carmen',
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER
I've just been to one of the most forcefully engaging productions of Carmen I've seen. No, it wasn't by a professional opera company, nor a regular amateur one, but a group of Year Five pupils at an ordinary primary school in a Derby suburb — Lawn Primary School, Derby, UK, 12 January 2018; declaration of interest: one of the pupils was my step-granddaughter.
They have been taking part in the Learning and Participation programme run by the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, working alongside staff from Derby and Derbyshire Music Partnership...
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