People and Resources
Academic contributors representing over 20 countries have shared the fruits of their research on this ever-growing resource. Take a look below at the striking and beautiful cover image of the first edition of the ‘Habanera’ in Japan from 1917, published ahead of the first full performance of Carmen in Japan in 1919 by a Russian touring company. Or maybe examine sets of the extraordinary opera-bull fights given in Nîmes in 1901!
Press clippings and further images found in the gallery are linked to information pages about various productions. Learn about how operatic professionals have worked with Carmen on our professional practice page, and discover the ways in which the Edition Peters vocal score – a modern ‘performance urtext’ – has impacted upon their practice.
Available from Edition Peters, the ‘performance Urtext’ edition of the Carmen vocal score, edited by Richard Langham Smith and Clair Rowden.
Also available on the Edition Peters website are free resources including an extended preface, bibliography and a comparative table of metronome marks in the sources.