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Carmen

Opera: Work details

Composer: Georges Bizet
Music title: Carmen (1875)
Librettist: Henri Meilhac
Librettist: Ludovic Halévy
Work definition: Opéra comique in four acts
After: After the novella 'Carmen' by Prosper Mérimée
Language: French
World premiere: 3 March 1875, Opéra-Comique, Paris
ROH premiere: 27 May 1882, Royal Italian Opera
ROH company premiere: 14 January 1947, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Carmen (1947) Covent Garden Opera Company (12 performances online)
Carmen (1953) Covent Garden Opera Company (19 performances online)
Carmen (1973) The Royal Opera (13 performances online)
Carmen (1991) The Royal Opera (18 performances online)
Carmen (2006) The Royal Opera (39 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
17 July 1974 Evening 8.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
6 July 1988 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
12 December 1996 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
12 December 1996 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 July 2000 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
15 November 2007 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
30 October 2012 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London