Classical Notes: Carmen prepares to Milk it in Limerick

It's that troublesome gypsy woman Carmen again.

25th May, 2014
Oonagh Keogh, violinist, Irish Chamber Orchestra, and James Loffler and Jane Magan, Ballet Ireland, both of whom perform in Carmen in Limerick this week. Picture: Maurice Gunning

It’s that troublesome gypsy woman Carmen again. She’s rarely out of the spotlight, and invariably turns up in a variety of guises to fascinate audiences with the power, passion and volatility of her classically Iberian character.

The temptress from Seville has intrigued the classical world ever since Georges Bizet put music to a novella by Prosper Merimée in 1874, thereby creating the first “realistic” French opera.

The Italians...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago