Compañía Antonio Gades: Carmen

Compañía Antonio Gades: Carmen

Müpa Budapest — Festival Theatre

17 October, 2021 | 7.00 pm

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  • 3900 Ft
  • 4900 Ft
  • 6900 Ft
Carmen: Esmeralda Manzanas
Don José: Álvaro Madrid
Toreador: Jairo Rodríguez
Husband: Miguel Ángel Rojas
Featured dancers: Cristina Carnero, María José López, María Nadal, Virginia Guiñales, Raquel Soblechero, Ana del Rey, Ana Pardo, Miguel Lara, Antonio Ortega, Pepe Vento, Santiago Herranz, Ángel Navarro
Featured musicians: Alfredo Tejada, Enrique “Piculabe” Bermúdez, Juan “Juañares” Carrasco – voice, Antonio Solera, Basilio García – guitar
Dramaturgy: Antonio Gades, Carlos Saura (based on Prosper Mérimée’s novella)
Production design: Carlos Saura
Set: Antonio Saura
Costumes: Carmen Sánchez
Lighting: Antonio Gades, Carlos Saura
Sound: Alberto Palanques
Choreographer, director: Antonio Gades, Carlos Saura

Carmen, Carlos Saura’s legendary dance film met with a huge, unexpected success internationally. The stage version of the dance adaptation was premiered in Paris in 1983, and it was received as enthusiastically as the productions Blood Wedding and Flamenco Suite had been a few years before.
One of the key ideas to inform the choreography and the directors’ concept is that the heroine, Carmen “is not careless or a man-eater. She is simply an honest woman who is as open about loving someone as she is when she no longer does. A free woman, in other words,” Gades said after the premiere. “She had lofty notions about freedom, and would rather die than lose it. She has always been represented as thoughtless and fateful, whereas there is something essential in Carmen that is far from all these: her self-consciousness and noble-mindedness.”

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Müpa Budapest
1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell utca 1.

Müpa Budapest — Festival Theatre

17 October, 2021 | 7.00 pm

Ticket prices
  • 3900 Ft
  • 4900 Ft
  • 6900 Ft
Teaser

Müpa Budapest
1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell utca 1.

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