1877

Grand Théâtre, Lyon, 1877

Performance information

Theatre: Grand Théâtre

Address: Place de la Comédie, 69001 Lyon, France

Date of first performance: 11 April 1877

Number of performances: 7

New production: Yes

Company/impresario: Martial Senterre and Guille Momas

Performers and creatives

  • Carmen: Adèle Isaac
  • Don Jose: Ch. Laurent
  • Micaela: Galli
  • Escamillo: Chopin
  • Director: Scott
  • Sets: Genivet (Peintre-décorateur)

Other information

Spoken language: French

Score Edition: Including Act IV ballet interpolated by Ernest Guiraud.

Contributor(s)

Clair Rowden

Sources/references

Vuillermoz, Cent Ans d’Opéra à Lyon (1932); Grand Théâtre de Lyon, Troupe et Répertoire, 1807-1897, BnF AdS: 8-RF-78773; Le Progès de Lyon, 13 April 1877, 3.

Notes

Other singers: Depoitiers (F), J. Blainville (Mer), L. Reine (DanC), Férêt (R), Sernin (Mor), Rougé (Z). 7 performances: 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 26, 30 April 1877. ‘Grand Théâtre de Lyon, Troupe et Répertoire, 1807-1897’ shows that there was no love affair between the Lyonnais public and Carmen. The opera appears in following seasons, but not every season, for between 5 and 14 performances each season, and generally brings in dismal amounts in ticket sales. Galli-Marié’s 3 guest performances in 1882 are not mentioned in this source.