The Viipuri Theatre, Viipuri, 1889

Performance information

Theatre: The Viipuri Theatre

Address: Vyborg, Leningradskaya oblast, Russia, 188800

Date of first performance: 23 January 1889

Number of performances: Unknown

New production: Yes

Company/impresario: The Domestic Opera Company

Performers and creatives

  • Carmen: Emma Engdahl
  • Don Jose: Gustaf Holmström
  • Micaela: Elisabeth Arppe
  • Escamillo: Abraham Ojanperä
  • Conductor: Karl Sjöblom
  • Director: August Arppe

Other information


Ulla-Britta Broman Kananen


First time in Finland in a domestic language (Swedish). The only spoken dialogue was in some of Carmen’s recitatives