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May 18 @ 7:30 pm
One of the most famous operas, Commonwealth Lyric Theater brings the tragic story of Carmen to the Newton Festival of the Arts. Innocence and passion, trust and betrayal – a whirlwind of human emotions aggrandized by magnificent music. Critically-acclaimed cast, ensemble, children’s chorus, original sets and costumes, unique stage direction – everything works together to create a unique experience of theater and life.
Three Performances – May 17 at 7:30PM, May 18 at 7:30PM and May 19 at 3PM
Carmen – Anna Cley, mezzo-soprano
Don José – Giovanni Formisano, tenor
Micaela – Olga Lisovskaya, soprano
Escamilio – Will Meinert, bass
Frasquita – Jean Furman, soprano
Zuniga – Alexander Prokhorov-Tolstoy, bass-baritone
Mercedes – TBA
Commonwealth Lyric Theater Orchestra and Ensemble
Artistic Director – Alexander Prokhorov-Tolstoy
Tickets and Info: https://www.commonwealthlyrictheater.com/
This event is part of Newton Festival of the Arts and is supported in part by a grant from the Newton Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agencyю