OPCM: Wallis Giunta becomes Carmen

Interview by Alexandre Villemaire
Genres and styles : Opera

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Passion, love tragedy and French melodies are on the program at the Maison symphonique with the opera Carmen. The Orchestre Philharmonique et Chœur des Mélomanes (OPCM) will perform a concert version of Bizet’s masterpiece with Wallis Giunta (Carmen) and Adrian Kramer (Don José). The soloists are accompanied by 60 musicians and 120 choristers from the OPCM and the Petits Chanteurs de Mont-Royal, directed by young maestro Francis Choinière, who, as many know, is passionate about the most unifying works in the repertoire. And that’s why the mezzo-soprano graciously offered this video interview to our contributor Alexandre Villemaire, shortly before she embodied Carmen on stage.

Carmen – Bizet

Orchestre Philharmonique et Choeur des Mélomanes

Conductor: Francis Choinière

Children’s choir: Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal

Choirmaster: Andrew Gray

Carmen – Wallis Giunta

Don José – Adam Luther

Escamillo – Hugo Laporte

Micaëla – Myriam LeBlanc

INFOS & TICKETS HERE

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