$25 - 'Carmen' - Georges Bizet
LOWEST PRICE: $25
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$37.50 The Met Opera Students Program - available to full-time undergraduate/graduate students. Once enrolled in the program, you’ll be able to purchase tickets online, as well as by phone and at the Box Office. To purchase tickets by phone by calling 212-362-6000, you must first register with the program. Performance offerings change frequently and purchases are subject to ticket availability. Limit of 4 tickets per performance. Valid student ID. For this ticket $35, with added fees: $2.50.
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$60 Fridays Under 40 - During the 2018–19 season, all Friday performances will be available for audiences aged 40 and under at special discounted prices. Select Fridays Under 40 performances will also be accompanied by a pre- or post- performance party, featuring complimentary refreshments, special guests, and more. ONLY AVAILBLE FOR FEBRYARY 8TH DATE!
WHAT IT'S ABOUT:
Bizet’s masterpiece of the gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules has had an impact far beyond the opera house. The opera’s melodic sweep is as irresistible as the title character herself, a force of nature who has become a defining female cultural figure. Carmen was a scandal at its premiere but soon after became a triumphal success and has remained one of the most frequently staged operas in the world.
About the Composer
Georges Bizet (1838–1875) was known as a brilliant student and prodigy, but his works only found lasting success after his untimely death—most notably Carmen, which premiered three months before he died. Librettist Henri Meilhac (1831–1897) would subsequently provide the libretto for Massenet’s Manon (1884). His collaborator on Carmen was Ludovic Halévy (1834–1908), the nephew of composer Jacques Fromental Halévy (creator of the opera La Juive and Bizet’s father-in-law). The libretto is based on a novella by Prosper Mérimée (1803–1870), a French dramatist, historian, and archaeologist.
WHEN IT IS:
Starts: October 30th 2018
Ends: February 8th 2019
How Long Is It
Approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes
Act I: 100 minutes
Intermission: 35 minutes
Act II: 65 minutes
WHERE IT IS:
More information https://www.metopera.org/season/2018-19-season/carmen/