In 2023, Latvian soprano, Kristine Opolais will debut in a production by Arnaud Bernard.
Opolais will share the title role with Lily Jorstad and Francesca di Sauro. The role of Don José will playd by Matthew White, Migran Agadzhanyan, and Brian Michael Moore. The cast will be rounded out by Carolina López Moreno, Yulia Suleimanova, and Ana Garotic as Micaëla.
Regarding taking on the title role Opolais said, “I look forward to this new artistic adventure with stage director Arnaud Bernatd, set designer Alessandro Camera, costume designer Carla Ricotti, and Maestro Valerio Galli.
So many sopranos have performed this role throughout the decades. For me this is a way to think outside of the box, without limits. Carmen’s passion and strength inspire me, and I cannot wait to take this artistic journey under the stars, surrounded by incredible Roman ruins.”
Carme is set to open on July 12, 2023 and runs through August 20, 2023.