This critique, signed T.M., says that the performance did not cause much enthusiasm and that perhaps the company had fallen short of rehearsal time. Del Pozo replaced Minolfi last minute for this performance.
Information from an article about Wagner’s Lohengrin. The critic, Liova, brings into his discussion Carmen to talk about Nietzsche’s stance on Bizet versus Wagner.
Ratteri, first ballerina at the Opera performed ‘La Flamenca’ and a real bull came onstage during the fouth act and the bullfighter was Lagatito II.
Carmen was programmed for the same day at the Teatro Arriaga and at the Coliseo Albia in April 1935. Finally the two companies came to an agreement and it was staged first at the Coliseo Albia, the celebrated tenor Miguel Fleta making his comeback debut the following day at the Read more…