Royal Opera House – 2023/24 – Bizet – CARMEN


Coming soon!

Info Sheet

The Royal Opera


[New production]

Cast: Aigul Akhmetshina, Piotr Beczala, Kostas Smoriginas, Blaise Malaba, Sarah Dufresne, Olga Kulchynska,  Gabrielė Kupšytė, Pierre Doyen, Vincent Ordonneau, Grisha Martirosyan

Conductor: Antonello Manacorda | Director: Damiano Michieletto

LIVE: Wednesday 1 May 2024, 6.45pm BST

ENCORE: Sunday 5 May 2024, 2pm BST

DCP Window: 23rd May – 21st June

Running time 225 minutes (TBC), One interval

Sung in French with English subtitles


Damiano Michieletto’s sizzling new production evokes all the passion and heat of Bizet’s score, which features Carmen’s sultry Habanera and the rousing Toreador song. Antonello Manacorda and Emmanuel Villaume conduct an exciting international cast with Aigul Akhmetshina in the title role.