Maria’s Carmen

In 1989 entrepreneur Harvey Goldsmith followed up his Aida of the previous year with a spectacular production of Bizet’s Carmen in the amphitheatre at Earl’s Court.  This is a sports stadium like venue that seats 19,000 and a cast of 400 or so singers, dancers and supers was employed.  The production was revived in 1999 when It was broadcast by Tyne-Tees Television and has been available on DVD ever since.  Continue reading