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Carmen ()

Produced by

Opera Lirica Italiana

Composer: Georges Bizet
Librettist: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
Adapters: Peter Brook and Jean-Claude Carrière and Marius Constant
Director: Jack Grinhaus


Forest Grove United Church
The Assembly Hall


June 5th, 2008 – June 7th, 2008


An adapted version of Bizet’s Carmen by film Director Peter Brooks. It is a condensed version of the wonderful melodies we are all familiar with but with a grittier plot that is closer to the original novella. (


Sophie Louise Roland Carmen
Romulo Delgado Don José
Kimberlee Blyden Taylor Michaela
Nicolae Raiciu Escamillo
Itamar Stern Zuniga
Michael Reinhart Lillas Pastia / Garcia
Marita Schmidt Children's Chorus
Patrick Munro Children's Chorus
Elizabeth Munro Children's Chorus
Danielle Penny Children's Chorus
Katrina Orlowski Children's Chorus
Nathan Kredentzer Children's Chorus
Giulia Lentini Children's Chorus (Trumpet Solo)

Creative Team

Georges Bizet Composer
Henri Meilhac Librettist
Ludovic Halévy Librettist
Peter Brook Adapter
Jean-Claude Carrière Adapter
Marius Constant Adapter
Jack Grinhaus Stage Director
Brett Kingsbury Musical Director
Jeff Cottam Set Designer