Spanish Operatic Passion at the WACA
By Marnie Adams, Contributor @ Kids In Perth 05 Dec 2021
Presented in association with Perth Festival
7.30pm Friday 25 & Saturday 26 February 2022
Summer nights in Perth set the stage for searing Spanish passion, as West Australian Opera presents Carmen at the iconic WACA Ground over two spectacular performances on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 February 2022.
This large-scale outdoor arena event of Bizet's indisputable masterpiece, Carmen, is beautifully presented with all the trimmings and performed by over 150 singers and musicians.
Perth’s historic cricket ground, scene of many epic sporting moments, now plays host to the dramas of love, betrayal, celebration and tragedy from one of opera's greatest stories.
Carmen is a bold, daring working class woman living life as a free spirit. She sets her sights on Escamillo which incites jealousy in her powerful lover Don José. Hatching a plan to end this epic love triangle and gain her freedom, will the fiery Carmen outsmart Don José? Or will her betrayal lead to shocking consequences?
Australian singers bring this memorable story to life through arias such as the famous Habanera and the Toreador's Song. Carmen is made possible by the talented local ensembles of the West Australian Opera Chorus, the WAO Children's Chorus and full might of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
Carmen presented by West Australian Opera is on Friday 25, Saturday 26 February 2022 at the WACA Ground.
For tickets to this West Australian Opera spectacular, click here.
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Find everything you need below to organise a romantic night at the Opera.
Sneak Peek | What to expect
Date & Times
Friday 25 February 2022 @ 7.30pm
Saturday 26 February 2022 @ 7.30pm
WACA Ground, Nelson Crescent, East Perth WA 6004
Best Available (Any Price) | From $15
Premium (Single Seats Only) | $79
A Reserve | From $20
B Reserve | From $15
SUNG IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES. DIALOGUE IN ENGLISH.
Duration | 3 hrs including one 30-minute interval
Get Organised | Plan a romantic evening
For your convenience, we've suggested 2 romantic spots to drop in either for an early pre-show dinner or drinks afterwards.
Feel free to make suggestions in comments below.
Getting There / What's Nearby
Dinner / Drinks
Andaluz Bar & Tapas
Ph (08) 9481 0092
21 Howard St, Perth WA 6000
Ph 0477 799 418
Wesley Quarter, 31 Wolf Ln, Perth WA 6000
Get in Touch
(08) 9278 8999
Level 3, His Majesty’s Theatre, 825 Hay Street, Perth WA 6000
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