21 Jul 2018 to 28 Jul 2018
She mesmerizes Don José into her wild world and he falls under her spell. But she is not seeking a lover or a conventional life. She is in pursuit of freedom. “La liberté!” is her personal call and in a traditional culture which denies her that freedom, she pays with her life.
Bizet’s greatest opera is a visual spectacle, full to the brim with glorious music and heart racing drama. Carmen was the first opera presented by West Australian Opera in 1968, and this year Lindy Hume’s much-loved production returns to tell this story of strength, morality, power and fate.