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Carmen at the Sydney Opera House

Highlights / General details
Sydney Opera House was built for opera. To get the full benefit of this architectural wonder of the world, you need to climb the steps, step inside those iconic sails, and experience an opera performance that's unlike anywhere else in the world.
Prepare for the most impressive night you've ever had. Have a glass of champagne looking over the harbor and enjoy an exciting performance in the Sydney Opera House.

In the colorful streets of a colonial city, Carmen is a red hot spark.
She sings her siren song, and suddenly, Don José’s world is alight with a volatile fire.
This vibrant production of Bizet’s opera features gypsy girls and bull-fighting boys in eye-popping colors. There are smugglers in suits, parades and punches, lust and loathing aplenty.
And underneath those irresistible Spanish tunes, the dark undercurrent of fate pulses. Carmen knows she is dancing with death.
John Bell’s production is a bold look at the intense relationships at the heart of Bizet’s famous opera. It hones in on the wild love that promises freedom, while binding the lovers in an unbreakable web of fate.
Paolo Carignani conducts the vivacious Rinat Shaham as opera’s favorite femme fatale, with Argentine tenor Marcelo Puente as Don José and Michael Honeyman as Escamillo.
Later in the season, Sian Pendry, star of last year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, reprises this famous role.

1 admission ticket.

Hotel Pick Up/Drop Off; Food & Beverage.

Hours of operation
Available on select dates during February and March 2018 with show times at 1:00pm and 7:30pm.

Approximately 3 hours, including one intervals.

Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point.

Additional Information
Performed in French with English surtitles.
While it is fun to dress up for the opera, there is no mandatory dress code. An extra layer is advised because it can get cold in the theatre.

Participant restrictions
There are no age limits, but we recommend our product for ages 8+.
Facility is wheelchair accessible.

Cancellation: Always Non-refundable.
Guests are recommended to arrive early to avoid rushing. Ushers will close the doors at show time and may not allow latecomers in until there is a suitable pause in the performance.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**