Russian Imperial Opera (Mariinsky Theatre), Saint-Petersburg, 1893

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Run in: Saint-Petersburg, Russia

First performance: 9 April 1893

Sung in Russian   

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Russian Imperial Opera

(Mariinsky Theatre)

Address ∙ Theatre Square, 1, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 190000

Sets ∙ Heinrich Levot


Other performers to play Carmen during this run include Bellincioni (1895), Medea Figner (1916) and Lidarskaya (1916).


Anna Vinogradova, ‘The Birth of Russian Carmen’; E. Levashev (ed.), Istoriya russkoi muzyki. Tom 10B, 1890-1917 (Moscow, 2011), accessed at

Refer to the Bibliographic Sources