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Carmen

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Our LAO at Home broadcast of Carmen is here and we couldn't be more excited about it. 

How will you be listening at home? (Living room flamenco is highly encouraged.) 

Carmen Listening Guide: With listening tips, questions to help you analyze the plot and characters, and a scene-by-scene breakdown, you'll master the sounds, recognize the foreshadowing, and understand the depth of this operatic masterpiece. (Designed for students in grades 7-12, but helpful for everyone!) 

CAST AND CREDITS BELOW:

"Carmen" 
Music by Georges Bizet 
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy 

Conductor: James Conlon 

Carmen: Ana María Martínez 
Don José: Brandon Jovanovich 
Escamillo: Alexander Vinogradov  
Micäela: Amanda Woodbury 
Zuniga: Philip Cokorinos 
Le Dancaïre: Theo Hoffman 
Le Remendado: Brian Michael Moore 
Moralès: Juan Carlos Heredia Baritone 
Frasquita: Liv Redpath 
Mercédès: Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano 
A Vendor: Melissa Treinkman Weitenberner 
Another Vendor: Abdiel Gonzalez 

LA Opera Orchestra 
LA Opera Chorus 
Chorus Director: Grant Gershon 

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus 
LACC Artistic Director: Anne Tomlinson  
Director: Ron Daniels  
Scenery Designer: Gerardo Trotti  
Principal Costume Designer: Denitsa Bliznakova  
Costume Designer: Jesús del Pozo  
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler  
Choreographer: Nuria Castejón  
Fight Choreographer: Ed Douglas 

Recorded September 2017 

LA Opera's 2017 production of Carmen was made possible by generous support from The Alfred and Claude Mann Fund, and The Tarasenka Pankiv Fund (Tara Colburn). 

ARTISTS are represented by the American Guild of Musical Artists, each PRINCIPAL ARTIST, the Stage Director and the Associate and 
Assistant Director(s), the Choreographer and Assistant Choreographer(s), the 
Stage Manager, and the Assistant Stage Manager(s) and the Chorus and 
Dancers.  

Artists herein are represented by and appear courtesy of the American Guild of Musical Artists and the AFM - American Federation of Musicians, AFL-CIO.  
Audio Producers: Fred Vogler and Todd Reynolds  
Audio Assistant: Brad Cobb  
Post-Production Assistant: Ignazio Terrasi  
Title translation by David Anglin, called by Linda Zoolalian.