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3/18/2019 Carmen

MUSIC
Georges Bizet
Libretto
Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy
Director
Johanna Garpe
Set designer
Per A. Jonsson
COSTUME & MASK DESIGNER
Nina Sandström
Light
Erik Berglund
CHOREOGRAPHY/MOVEMENT DIRECTOR
Roger Lybeck
DRAMATURG
Katarina Aronsson
Running time
 1st act 75 min, break 30 min, 2nd act 55 min

Sung in french with Swedish surtitles

»Best Carmen since the 1970's« - press and audience agree on Bizet's opera


Is it possible to combine life-affirming passion and complete freedom? Carmen is working in a factory that produces souvenirs for the tourist trade. She wants to be free, and she believes she can love anyone she wants. One day her eyes fall on the young supervisor José. Their passionate encounter is the beginning of a violent story of love, jealousy and death.

In Johanna Garpe’s acclaimed version, Carmen is a mature, creative, rebellious and sexually liberated woman. The current production premiered in spring 2019. The daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet welcomed it as “a Carmen worth waiting for”.


CARMEN - The Exhibition


A deep dive in the Carmen role at the Royal Opera throughout the years. Carmen was first played at the Royal Opera in 1878 and has been played 1501 times before the January 2019 premiere. During the play period of Carmen this year, an exhibition is to be held at the Opera. More information coming soon.


Ticket release for CARMEN
in 2020 with a new cast!

Due to the popularity of Carmen at the Royal Swedish Opera there will be an early release of tickets for two dates next year. The new cast will include Katarina Leoson as Carmen.

Sales are now open for 7 and 13 January, 2020.
Book your tickets below. 




Performance dates

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

Cast

Carmen
Miriam Treichl Katarina Leoson
José
Daniel Johansson Jesper Taube
Escamillo
Alessio Cacciamani Kristian Flor
Micaëla
Magdalena Risberg Sabina Bisholt
Moralès
Håkan Ekenäs Richard Lindström
Dancaïre
Remendado
Jonas Degerfeldt Niklas Björling Rygert
Frasquita
Marianne Odencrants Vivianne Holmberg
Mercédès
Johanna Rudström Therese Badman
Conductor
Joana Carneiro Alexander Joel

Royal Swedish Choir & Royal Swedish Orchestra

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