Imperial Italian Opera (Bolchoï Kamenny Theatre), Saint Petersburg, 1878

Performance information

Theatre: Imperial Italian Opera (Bolchoï Kamenny Theatre)

Address: Theatre Square, 3, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 190000

Date of first performance: 16 February 1878

Number of performances: 3

New production: Yes

Company/impresario: Vicentin

Performers and creatives

  • Carmen: Bertha Ehnn
  • Don Jose: Nyon

Other information


Clair Rowden


Anna Vinogradova, ‘The Birth of Russian Carmen‘, Art of Music. Theory and History , 4 (2012), 88-98.


Pigot (266) cites the Le Ménestrel of 7 January 1882 regarding a reprise with La Rue as Carmen.