September 30 + October 1, 2023
Revel in the irresistible Spanish tunes, sultry story and dark undercurrent of Carmen played by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. You’ll hear the flirty Habanera and famous Toreador song amid a spectacle that features flamenco and the sultry Tesia Kwarteng as Carmen.
Carmen is not simply a stripped-down version of the original opera, it digs into what Bizet’s 1875 classic might mean for audiences today. Capturing its essence as an exploration of sexual freedom, social hierarchies and the class system.