Music: Georges Bizet, Rodion Shchedrin
Choreographer: Alberto Alonso


Carmen’ is a one-act ballet by the famous Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, based on Georges Bizet’s opera ‘Carmen’ (1875), orchestrated specially for this production by composer Rodion Shchedrin (1967).

It tells about the tragic fate of the Gypsy Carmen and soldier José in love with her, whom Carmen abandons for young Torero.