“Carmen” (Bizét) premiered today in 1875

Opéra comique in four actsComposer: Georges BizétLibrettists: Ludovic Halévy, Henri MeilhacLanguage: FrenchBased on "Carmen" by Prosper MériméePremiere: 3 March 1875, at the Opéra-Comique, ParisWith a plot based on the 1845 novella of the same name by Prosper Mérimée, Bizet’s Carmen was groundbreaking in its realism, and it rapidly became one of the most popular Western… Continue reading “Carmen” (Bizét) premiered today in 1875