Called "one of the most bewitching Carmens I've ever seen" (New Orleans), Géraldine Chauvet as Carmen competes with Lida Szkwarek (Micaela) for the attention of Jeffrey Gwaltney as Don José, a young American tenor with thrilling vocal potential. Fate cannot be averted when Gregory Dahl as Escamillo (previously in EO's 2010 Otello) gets involved, however ...
Meet Carmen — Edmonton Opera staff will be spending a lot of time with her in the coming months, as the formal design presentation happened earlier this month and the new production build will be underway shortly!
We've blogged about the concept — set within the tumultuous years leading up to the Spanish Civil War — here.
Just over a week before #licensetotrill Battles for the Limelight in Northern Light Theatre's citywide scavenger hunt, on Aug. 29! Through this initiative, two EO chorus sopranos, one mezzo-soprano and EO's volunteer photographer are raising funds to support chorus outreach — performances and workshops in the community — throughout the season.