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The Australian Ballet: Carmen

Where
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000
Joan Sutherland Theatre
When

Mondays, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Tuesdays to Saturdays, 7:30pm to 9:30pm Wednesday 10 April to Saturday 27 April Saturday 13 April from 1:30pm to 3:30pm Wednesday 17 April from 1:30pm to 3:30pm Saturday 20 April from 1:30pm to 3:30pm Sunday 28 April from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Johan Inger’s award-winning production of _Carmen _is an exhilarating journey that thrusts Georges Bizet’s 19th-century opera into the modern world with a breathtaking display of athleticism and passion.

Created in 2015, Inger’s contemporary retelling of Prosper Mérimée’s 1845 novella is a darkly compelling story of the dangerously seductive Carmen, whose love affair with Don José ends in brutal tragedy. Broadening its gaze beyond its fiery heroine, Inger’s _Carmen _is seen through the eyes of a boy bewildered by the ugly manifestations of machismo.

Using Georges Bizet's famous score, Inger has reimagined the classic opera, transporting it to dance in a fascinating production. Including sublime passages for soloists and duos and ensemble sequences of consummate virtuosity, _Carmen _brings you the heat of southern Spain in a powerfully unique production.

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