Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ at the 2017 Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

This summer, Pablo Heras-Casado makes his anticipated return to the annual Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, where he conducts eight performances of Bizet’s classic, Carmen. Heras-Casado debuted at the Festival in 2014, leading a “thrilling reading” (Opera News) of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.

Carmen receives a new production, directed and designed by Dmitri Tcherniakov, with a vibrant international cast including Stéphanie d’Oustrac in the title role, Michael Fabiano as Don José, Elsa Dreisig as Micaëla, and Teddy Tahu Rhodes singing Escamillo. Performances take place July 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, & 20 at the Grand Théâtre de Provence; tickets and additional information can be found via the following link.

Pablo Heras-Casado is the Principal Guest Conductor of Teatro Real, Madrid, Director of the Granada Festival, Conductor Laureate of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, artist of harmonia mundi & Deutsche Grammophon, also records for Decca Classics and Sony Classical, and is Global Ambassador of Ayuda en Acción.


Photos: Fernando Sancho