1876

Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels, 1876

Performance information

Theatre: Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie

Address: Place de la Monnaie, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Date of first performance: 3 February 1876

Number of performances: Unknown

New production: Yes

Company/impresario: Oscar Stoumon & Édouard-Fortuné Calabresi

Performers and creatives

  • Carmen: Derivis
  • Don Jose: Bertin
  • Micaela: Alice Renaud
  • Escamillo: Morlet
  • Conductor: Joseph Dupont
  • Director: Alexandre Lapissida
  • Costume: Feignaert

Other information

Spoken language: French

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

Contributor(s)

Bruno Forment

Sources/references

carmen.demunt.be; Jacques Isnardon, Le théâtre de la Monnaie depuis sa fondation jusqu’à nos jours (Brussels: Schott, 1890), 551-556.

Notes

Belgian premiere; ‘l’événement de la saison … plus mémorable qu’on ne l’avait prévu sans doute’ (Isnardon, 554); revivals until 1901; the performance of Saturday 29 September 1876 was attended by Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, a brother of Franz Joseph I.