COME TO THE ALHAMBRA THEATRE BRADFORD
Opera International’s award winning Ellen Kent Productions is bringing Tosca, Carmen and Madame Butterfly
with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra from Thursday 27 – Saturday 29 January 2022 to The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford.
Puccini Tosca – Thursday 27 January 2022
This traditional production is a heady mixture of true love, torture and treachery, with two of the best
roles for tenor and soprano, plus a truly blood curdling villain. A magnificent new set with towering
marble pillars, fabulous costumes, and featuring a boy’s choir with a shepherd’s boy solo, this most
popular of operas is sure to delight with its tender, moving arias Vissi d’arte and E Lucevan le Stelle.
Delighted to welcome back Lurie Gisca as Scarpia and the international stars, Maria Tonina, Elena
Dee and Alyona Kistenyova*. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. *Cast subject to Change.
Bizet Carmen – Friday 28 January 2022
This dazzling production with orchestra features Bizet’s unforgettable melodies including The
Toreador’s Song, Carmen’s enticing Habanera, and Don José’s lyrical Flower Song in a setting
evoking the stunning architecture of Seville and its main square with Roman and Moorish influences.
Sung in French with English surtitles.
This award-winning opera returns in a new production with exquisite sets including a spectacular
Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan. (see our main picture)
One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of
the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic
Highlights include the melodic Humming Chorus, the moving aria One Fine Day and the unforgettable
Love Duet. Welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee and the celebrated international
soprano Alyona Kistenyova*. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. *Cast subject to Change.
To book Call the Box Office on 01274 432000 or visit bradford-theatres.co.uk