Grand Opera House, San Francisco, 1886-

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Run in: San Francisco, USA

First performance: 22 March 1886

Sung in Italian   

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Grand Opera House

Address ∙ Mission Street, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA

Her Majesty's Opera Company & London

∙ w i t h ∙ I M P R E S A R I O ∙

Colonel James Henry Mapleson

CarmenMinnie Hauk
Don JoseLuigi Ravelli
MicaelaLouise Dotti
EscamilloGiuseppe Del Puente
Conductor ∙ Arditi
Sets ∙ Lapisida


Ballet by Franceso. Lapisida was Stage Designer.


Grand Opera House: Carmen’ Daily Alta California, 22 March 1886, 9; Hauk, Minnie. Hitchcock, E.B. and Williamson, A.M. Memories of a singer, 1925, London: Philpot; Mapleson, James H, The Mapleson Memoirs, 1848-1888, vol I, 1888, Project Gutenberg,; Mapleson, James H. The Mapleson Memoirs, 1848-1888, vol II, 1888, Project Gutenberg,; MacDonald, H. ‘Carmen’, The Bizet Catalogue, 2014, [online] Retrieved from:

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