Join Flamenco Pacifico and Portland Opera for a lively look at the intertwining history of the dynamic flamenco and the iconic, compelling, operatic character, Carmen. A highly expressive dance form with rich cultural roots, flamenco interweaves perfectly with the tale of a free spirited, brave, and passionate factory worker in Bizet’s iconic masterpiece, Carmen. An evening packed with dance and music, experience a refreshing take on this classic opera tale in this performance + lecture that will entertain, inform, and leave you wanting more!
Synopsis of Carmen: Seville, Spain - Carmen is a factory worker, free spirit, and the toast of the town. She is brave, beautiful, and independent. She does what she wants. She falls in and out of love. Then, her obsessed ex violently and tragically rejects her choice to move on. PortlandOpera.org
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