Carmen, a stunning gypsy woman, loves freely and passionately. Don Jose and Escamillo both vie for her affections, but when love reaches a fever pitch, jealousy leads to murder. From the first note of the overture to the final chords, Bizet delivers the most famous tunes in all of opera.
Music Director: Frank Johnson
Silvie Jensen as Carmen
TBA as Don José
Lindsay Roush as Micaëla
Pocket Opera, the Bay Area's premiere chamber opera company, has offered accessible, "audience-friendly" performances for over 40 years. Pocket Opera's talented singers and Pocket Philharmonic (5–10 players) perform lively, professional, entertaining productions. Performances are fully staged and include concert ensembles. They are narrated in English by Donald Pippin, the company's founder and Artistic Director. The audience experiences full operatic works on an intimate, intelligible scale unique to Pocket Opera.
Also enjoy Pocket Opera's presentation of Don Giovanni by Mozart on Sunday, March 15 and Cinderella by Rossini on Sunday, July 26.
Sunday, June 21
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Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
Individual Tickets: $50 Adults | $45 Seniors | $25 Age 30 and under
Series of three shows: $120 Adults
Contact: Chung Wai Soong | (415) 972-8934 | [email protected]