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7.8.14

Ionarts in Santa Fe: 'Carmen'


Chorus in Act IV, Carmen, Santa Fe Opera (photo by Ken Howard)

Charles T. Downey, The personal is political in Santa Fe’s incendiary border-crisis “Carmen”
The Classical Review, August 7
Santa Fe Opera’s new production of Carmen is the third staging I have seen this year alone. An opera that is mounted this often invariably receives a lot of mediocre performances, but when a director does something new with his staging, and when there is a major vocal discovery to be made...
Previously:
Last Carmen at Santa Fe Opera (2006)

Other Reviews:
Heidi Waleson, Santa Fe's Modern Makeovers (Wall Street Journal, August 5)

Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, A Film-Noirish Carmen, Down Mexico Way (New York Times, July 30)

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