Carmen is a French opéra comique by Georges Bizet. The libretto is by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée, first published in 1845.Click to see more...
Puccini based his opera in part on the short story "Madame Butterfly" (1898) by J. Luther Long,which was dramatized by David Belasco.Puccini also based it on the novel Madame Chrysanthème by P. Loti.Click to see more...
The New York Times presents the Teatro alla Scala’s opening performance
The La Scala opening performance goes global.
Nardello: “We possess a huge asset: Music”.