Carmen – fiery, daring and uncompromising – meets José, a soldier with a past…She seeks love and liberty; he’s torn between duty, desire and jealousy… Micaëla yearns to return José to the safety of his village… and charismatic Escamillo soon becomes a rival for Carmen’s affections.

Is the bohemian life lived by the gypsy smugglers outside the law a happy one or is true contentment found in obedience to the regiment, church and society?

Can love be liberating or is it always a fight for dominance?

Are Carmen and José doomed by Fate… or human nature...

Directed by Bronwen Stephens, Music Director - Varia Doletskaya with Choreography and Movement Direction by Michelle Buckley.


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A new touring production

Passionate about bringing top-class opera productions to different spaces and communities, Rogue Opera is excited to announce its fully staged production of Carmen - featuring six singers, dancer and piano. 

Our production will be staged in a number of unique spaces across London and the UK, including Tara Theatre in Earlsfield, Lingfield Lodge in Kent (private event) and the Abbey Theatre in St Albans.

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Cast announcements ...

Rogue Opera is thrilled to confirm the full cast for Carmen 2018Bronwen StephensErika Mädi Jones, Alex Pidgen, Themba Mvula, Jasmine Adrian-Dawson and André Andrade. MD - Varia Doletskaya & Dancer, Michelle Buckley