Opéra-comique in four acts
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy from Carmen by Prosper Mérimée
Music by Georges Bizet
Première: March 3, 1875 at Opéra-Comique in Paris.


Program and cast


Conductor: Sesto Quatrini

Director: Leo Muscato

Scenes: Andrea Belli

Costumes: Margherita Baldoni

Light Designer: Alessandro Verazzi

Carmen: Marina Comparato

Don José: Luciano Ganci

Escamillo: Fabrizio Beggi

Micaela: Federica Vitali

Orchestra and Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Chrous Master: Lorenzo Fratini

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Teatro del Maggio

Teatro del Maggio is in the centre, close to the old city walls, next to the historic Stazione Leopolda. The garden that welcomes visitors is Piazzale Vittorio Gui, named after the founder of the Stabile Orchestrale Fiorentina and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

By train
Santa Maria Novella is Florence's main train station.
From there you can reach the theatre with a short walk (about 10-15 minutes) or by taking the tram (a stop) or a taxi.

By car
The Opera di Firenze is just outside the ZTL area.
It is possible to park near the Parco delle Cascine or for a fee in the Porta al Prato car park (Via Elio Gabbuggiani, 7) and in the Piazza Vittorio Veneto car park.

By bus
Lines C1, C2 and D (Leopolda stop);
Lines 17 and 23A-B (stop Via delle Carra);
Lines 17B-C, 22, 23N, 23 and 57 (Pierluigi da Palestrina stop);
Lines 29, 29B, 29BA, 29BC, 29D, 30A, 30B, 30AC, 35 and 35° (stop Leopolda - Porta al Prato; Capolinea).

By tram
Line T1 (stop Porta al Prato - Parco della musica).

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