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Carmen, 29 May 1985

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Georges Bizet

Librettist: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Morales: Malcolm Walker

Micaela: Marie McLaughlin

Zuniga: Xavier Depraz

Don Jose: Barry McCauley

Carmen: Maria Ewing

Frasquita: Elizabeth Collier

Mercedes: Jean Rigby

Lillas Pastia: Federico Davia

Escamillo: David Holloway

Le Dancaire: Gordon Sandison

Le Remendado: Petros Evangelides

Guide: Robert Neil Kingham

Production Team

Original Director: Peter Hall

Associate Director: Cordelia Monsey

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: John Bury

Choreographer: Elizabeth Keen