Carmen, Opera North, 22nd January 2011
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Carmen, Opera North, 22nd January 2011

Not quite sure where to start with this review!! We knew in advance that this very popular and well known opera had been given a bit of a twist by director Daniel Kramer, and turning Seville, Spain in the 19th century to Seville, USA in 1950/60s was on the cards. He had also decided to remove the Spanish ‘softness’ which has been in recent versions, reckoning that it detracts from the story. The setting, not too sure on, didn’t really...

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