Performances in November, then 5, 10 and 25 December.
This was a French touring company, thus the production was new to Barcelona.
Libretto translated/adapted by Rafael María Liern. Final performance on 20 November 1887. Sets reused from 1885 production in Lisbon.
Sets reused from 1885 production in Lisbon.
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.
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.