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Tickets will go on sale Monday, August 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM

  • Carmen on Friday, September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 PM, Brown Theatre
  • Carmen on Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 2:00 PM, Brown Theatre
  • Location: Brown Theatre, 315 W Broadway - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Friday, September 20th - Sunday, September 22nd
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: Tickets start at $20.00
  • Running Time: Approximately 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System, Audio Description (9/22) | 502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)?
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Show Details

Kentucky Opera presents Carmen


Can the power within give you the strength to survive your circumstance?

Iconic. Brave. Timeless. Carmen struggles to overcome her tragic circumstances. Featuring Bizet’s magnetic music, hear some of the most recognizable melodies in opera, including the “Habanera,” the “Seguidilla,” and the famous “Toreador Song.” Carmen is a heroine for the ages.

Sung in French with English supertitles

Director: Dan Wallace Miller
Conductor: Joseph Mechavich

Carmen: Elise Quagliata  
Don Josè: Dominic Armstrong
Escamillo: Richard Ollarsaba
Micaëla:  Emily Albrink

-There is one 20 minute intermission
-Opera Unwrapped with the cast and creative following each of the Sunday performances 
-Opera Talk Back with the conductor following each of the Sunday performances
-Parking is available at the Brown Hotel Garage - access via 3rd St and valet parking in front of the Brown Theatre for $15
-Pre-Show Bites (hors d’oeuvres and cash bar) available before each show with a per person cost of $20 for Friday and $15 for Sunday, available by calling Rron at the Kentucky Opera, 502-561-7933.