Loewenberg’s Annals of Opera gives the premiere date as 23 May. This is not correct. Other singers: Grégoire (F), Merle (Mer), Nigri (Z), Poyard (DanC), Perret (R), Mussy (Mor), Borel (LP), Mellet (Guide).
Part of a Latin American Tour.
29 performances were given between 27 October and 31 December 1883 with Galli-Marié.
30 performances were given between 5 January and 23 April 1884 with Marie Castagné as Carmen. Galli-Marié returned to give a further 21 performances until the end of the season, 5 May-28 June 1884. Louis Carroul replaced Émile-Alexandre Taskin as Escamillo for 36 of the performances between 20 January and Read more…