The Icelandic Opera stages Georges Bizets Carmen this year, with a premiere at Harpa Concert Hall on October 19th.
In leading roles are Hanna Dóra Sturludóttir/ Sesselja Kristjánsdóttir as Carmen, Kolbeinn Jón Ketilsson/Garðar Thór Cortes as Don José, Hrólfur Sæmundsson/Kristján Jóhannesson as Escamillo.
The conductor is Guðmundur Óli Gunnarsson, the director is Jamie Hayes, the set designer is Will Bowen, costumes are designed by Helga I. Stefánsdóttir and the choreographer is Lára Stefánsdóttir. The Icelandic Opera Choir, an Icelandic children Choir and Orchestra will furthermore participate in the production.
A total of six performances of Carmen will take place at Harpa Concert Hall; on Saturday October 19th (premiere), Saturday October 25th, Saturday November 2nd, Sunday November 10th, Saturday November 16th and Saturday November 23th. All performances start at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale at www.harpa.is.