London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES GB


Carmen Tickets

4.6/5 - based on 5 reviews
  • Opens: Wednesday, 1 February 2023
    Booking until: Friday, 24 February 2023
  • Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes
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About Carmen

Performance Times
  • Opens: Wednesday, 1 February 2023
    Booking until: Friday, 24 February 2023
  • Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Mon -
Tue 19:30
Wed 19:30
Thu 19:30
Fri 19:30
Sat 19:30
Sun -

Carmen description

Fierce love can’t be tamed.

Carmen: a woman ablaze with passion, surrounded by men possessed by obsession and jealousy. One of opera’s most well-known characters sets herself on a road to tragedy when she meets Don José, a corporal in the army searching for love.

ENO favourite Jamie Manton returns to direct Calixto Bieito’s beloved production, exploring the complex relationships between the sexes at the tail-end of Franco’s regime in the 1970s, with Bizet’s searing score, featuring popular opera songs like March of the Toreadors and Habanera, conducted by Kerem Hasan, returning from 2022’s production of Cosí fan tutte.

Ginger Costa-Jackson plays the title role alongside Sean Panikkar, who returns to the role of Don José from the ENO’s 2020 production. Also returning to the ENO are audience favourites Nmon Ford (Escamillo), Sophie Bevan (Micaela) and Keel Watson (Zuniga).

The cast is rounded out by ENO Harewood Artists Benson Wilson, Alexandra Oomens and Innocent Masuku.

Book your opera tickets now for a taste of the Iberian peninsula, as Bizet’s Carmen returns to the London Coliseum.

Co-production with Den Norske Opera and Ballet.

Next Performances for Carmen at the London Coliseum

Wednesday 1st Feb 2023 7:30pm
Saturday 4th Feb 2023 6:30pm
Thursday 9th Feb 2023 7:30pm
Saturday11th Feb 2023 6:30pm
Tuesday14th Feb 2023 7:30pm
Friday17th Feb 2023 7:30pm

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Carmen reviews

4.6 out of 5 based on 5 reviews

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Latest customer reviews
A very modern take on the original

Bought tickets for my husband birthday to see this as it was on his bucket list. He sat glued throughout.not so for me I'm afraid but the music was en hating . Bravo to the orchestra !

Reviewed on 23 February 2020 by , Tadley, United Kingdom

As usual the ENO is trailblazing in this production. In every respect

Reviewed on 15 February 2020 by , Potters Bar, United Kingdom

Great performance

I loved the music and the cast were really good. Disappointed slightly because I prefer the traditional version.

Reviewed on 31 May 2015 by