Academy of Music, New York, 1878

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Run in: New York, USA

First performance: 23 October 1878

Sung in Italian   

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Score Edition: Choudens

Academy of Music

Address ∙ E 14th St & Irving Pl, New York, NY, 10003, USA

Her Majesty's Italian Opera Company

∙ w i t h ∙ I M P R E S A R I O ∙

James Henry Mapleson

CarmenMinnie Hauk
Don JoseItalo Campanini
MicaelaClarice Sinico
EscamilloGiuseppe Del Puente
Conductor ∙ Luigi Arditi
Director/Regisseur ∙ Alexandre Lapissida
Sets ∙ Lapisida


US premiere. Ran from 16 October to 28 December 1878, and from 29 February to 5 April 1879. Ballet by Franceso.


‘Amusements’, New York Times, 23 October 1878, 5; ‘Record of Amusements: Musical. “Carmen” At the Academy’, New York Times, 24 October 1878, 5; Ad, New York Times, 20 October 1878

Refer to the Bibliographic Sources