Time: June 23, 2019 from 8pm to 9:45pm
Location: Holy Trinity Church Hall
Street: Stapleton Hall Road
Website or Map: https://stroudgreenfestival19…
Event Tag: stroud green festival, music, carmen, bizet, opera, spain, spanish, flute, guitar, drama, concert, play, theatre
Posted By: Stroud Green Festival
Latest Activity: May 26, 2019
Part of Stroud Green Festival 2019
Reading of a brand new "play meets concert"
Meet the colourful writer Prosper Mérimée, whose novella Carmen was the basis for Bizet’s opera. Renowned for his myriad love affairs, in creating the character of Carmen, he finds this time he has bitten off rather more than he can chew...
Mérimée's experiences will be intertwined with music from Bizet's Carmenand Spanish or Spanish-inspired music by Boccherini, da Falla, Granados, Ravel, Delibes and Albeniz in arrangements by exciting young trio Carmen Co.
"What is most impressive about Norburn's conception is the way various strata and elements combine and cohere so effortlessly. Past and present, truth and fantasy, real and imagined, come together in a tightly knit and intimate drama" Opera Today
Emily Andrew mezzo/flute
Francisco Correa & David Massey guitars
Nicholas Renton director
£15 (£10 concs)
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