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Carmen | Vancouver Opera
Event Information
Saturday, Apr 27, 2024
7:30 PM
$99.00 - $430.00
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
630 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC.


Prepare to be swept away by one of the most beloved and captivating works in operatic history as Vancouver Opera presents Carmen. This timeless masterpiece, animated by an all-star cast and audacious stagecraft, delves into the tumultuous worlds of love, passion, and jealousy.

A Story of Love and Betrayal

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century Spain, Carmen tells the story of the sensual and rebellious Carmen and the possessive military man Don José. Their ill-fated romance unfolds amidst the swirling melodies of Georges Bizet's iconic score, from the stirring Toreador Song to the tauntingly seductive aria Habanera. As their passion ignites and tensions rise, Carmen and Don José find themselves entangled in a web of desire and betrayal, ultimately leading to a tragic and unforgettable conclusion.

An Unforgettable Performance

Join them for an evening of passion, drama, and breathtaking music. Whether you're a seasoned opera aficionado or experiencing opera for the first time, Carmen promises to leave a lasting impression and ignite your senses like never before.

Event Details:

  • Dates: April 27, May 2, and May 4 (featuring Sarah Mesko as Carmen) | April 28 and May 5 (featuring Carolyn Sproule as Carmen)
  • Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Don't miss your chance to experience the magic of Carmen. Book your tickets now and prepare to be spellbound by this timeless classic brought to life by Vancouver Opera.

A Masterpiece Transcending Time

Although Carmen faced criticism upon its debut in 1875, Georges Bizet's final masterpiece has since become a perennial favorite, captivating audiences with its richly colored melodies and timeless themes. Today, Carmen serves as a powerful artistic platform, exploring complex issues such as class conflict and gender inequality with depth and nuance.

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