Carmen 2012 season at Arena di Verona

Saturday, June 30, 2012 is the season debut at Arena di Verona of the Carmen, the most acclaimed opera by Georges Bizet. Back in scenes the story of the tumultuous relationship between the gypsy Carmen and the officer Don José in a old Spain of the mid-nineteenth century.

The lyric drama in 4 acts is staged and directed by Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film master, the orchestra directed by Julian Kovatchev, and a cast of international level, as part of the 90th Opera Festival‘s program and will be repeated until late August in a total of 13 performances.

 

Director and set: Franco Zeffirelli
Conductor
: Julian Kovatchev
Costumes: Anna Anni
Choir voices: A.Li.Ve.
Choir director: Paolo Facincani
Dancers: Rosa Zaragoza / José Porcel / Lucia Real
Spanish Ballet: Lucia Real & El Camborio
Flamenco Company: Claudia Cosentino

Performers:

Carmen: Anita Rachvelishvili
Don José: Marco Berti
Micaela: Fiorenza Cedolins
Frasquita: Francesca Micarelli
Mercedes: Cristina Melis
Escamillo: Claudio Sgura
Dancairo: Fabio Previati
Remendado: Carlo Bosi
Zuniga: Gianluca Breda
Morales: Gianfranco Montresor

Dates:

Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Friday, July 13, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Friday, July 20, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Friday, July 27, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Friday, August 3, 2012 at 9:00 PM
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 9:00 PM
Friday, August 10, 2012 at 9:00 PM
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 9:00 PM
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 9:00 PM
Friday, August 31, 2012 at 9:00 PM

Prices:

Thursday and Saturday
Gold Front Stalls: € 198.00
Front Stalls: € 168.00
Stalls: € 127.00
Stonesteps Cental Chairs: € 104.00
Stonesteps Side Chairs: € 84.00
Stonesteps zone D-E: € 27.50
Stonesteps zone C-F: € 23.00

Other days:
Gold Front Stalls: € 183.00
Front Stalls: € 153.00
Stalls: € 116.00
Stonesteps Cental Chairs: € 73.00
Stonesteps Side Chairs: € 84.00
Stonesteps Side Chairs (Reduced): € 59.00
Stonesteps zone D-E: € 25.50
Stonesteps zone D-E (Reduced): € 21.00
Stonesteps zone C-F: € 21.00
Stonesteps zone C-F (Reduced): € 18.00

Reduced prices for up to 30 years, over 65 years, people with mobility problems and his guide.

Organization and Info:

Arena di Verona Foundation
Phone: +39 045 8005151
www.arena.it

Getting there:

The Roman Arena is centrally located and just 1 km from our residence, easily reached on foot through the old town