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
Director/Regisseur ∙ Alexandre Lapissida
Sets ∙ Lapisida


Ballet by Franceso.


Grand Opera House: Carmen’ Daily Alta California, 22 March 1886, 9; Minnie Hauk, Memories of a singer (London: Philpot, 1925); James H. Mapleson, The Mapleson Memoirs, 2 vols., 1888; H. MacDonald, ‘Carmen’, The Bizet Catalogue, 2014,

Refer to the Bibliographic Sources