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Byre in the Botanics – Opera up Close – Carmen

CarmenA summer season of outdoor concerts, film screenings and family fun at Scotland’s hidden gem, the stunning St Andrews Botanic Gardens in association with The Byre Theatre.

Following a critically acclaimed seven-week run at Soho Theatre, London, this new English version of Bizet’s wildly popular opera tours the UK in 2016.

Carmen captivates and provokes, disturbing the composure of everyone she encounters. Sparks fly when she meets José, but as her passion cools, his turns to obsession. Unable to control his feelings or the woman who inspired them, he descends into violence. But Carmen will not give up her freedom for anyone.
Bizet’s powerful melodies are orchestrated for a quartet of strings, woodwind and piano
by composer Harry Blake (OperaUpClose’s La Traviata and Don Giovanni).
Friday 29th July 2016 – 7.00pm
Tickets priced at £25.00 and are available to book here.
Treat yourself and prebook a delicious deli hamper with or without Champagne here.