Let’s step into the bullfighters’ arena for this new production of Bizet’s Carmen at the Deutsche Oper Berlin starring Mademoiselle Clémentine Margaine as Carmen and Monsieur Charles Castronovo as Don José. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Four years ago, I caught the premiere of this particular production of Hector Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust headlined by an illustrious cast consisting of Samuel Youn, Klaus Florian Vogt, Clementine Margaine, and Tobias Kehrer. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
This was yet another historical piece of work from Meyerbeer to add to my accomplishments of operas I have been longing to review for the longest time. The question remains, how well does this illustrious cast headed by Gregory Kunde, Clementine Margaine, Elena Tsallagova, Derek Welton, Noel Bouley, Andrew Dickinson, and Seth Carico stack up? Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.