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April 12, 2024 7:30PM - April 14, 2024 3:00PM
Carmen 

Program

Conductor Courtney Lewis
Stage Director Gregory Keller
Carmen Avery Amereau
Don José Eric Taylor
Micaëla Sylvia D’Eramo
Escamillo Hunter Enoch
Zuniga Scott Conner
Moralès/Le Dancaïre John Daugherty
Frasquita Brittany Fouché
Mercédès Katherine Kincaid
Le Remendado James Hall
Jacksonville Symphony Chorus
Bolles School Dancers
Dancers from The Florida Ballet

Love, passion, devotion and drama are just a few emotions that describe one of the greatest operas ever composed and a fixture in opera houses worldwide: Georges Bizet’s Carmen. Step inside Jacoby Symphony Hall and be immersed in a journey that will capture your heart with its fiery story.

Georges BIZET | Carmen 

This program runs approximately 2 hours 55 minutes. There will be one intermission between Acts II and III.

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Featured Artists

Conductor Courtney Lewis

Anchored in the belief that music holds the power to transform lives, Courtney Lewis has established himself as one of his generation’s most dynamic conductors. Currently in his eighth season as Music Director of the Jacksonville Symphony, Lewis has designed an ambitious mission to enrich the surrounding community with innovative symphonic programming, creating the highest quality of art possible, accessible to all...continue reading | Photo by Liz Linder, lizlinder.com

 


Stage Director Gregory Keller

Gregory Keller is happy to return to the Jacksonville Symphony where he previously directed La Bohème.  Other original opera productions include: Elizabeth Cree for the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance...continue reading

 


 

Carmen Avery Amereau

Since making her professional debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 2016 as the Madrigal Singer in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut, Avery Amereau has sung at numerous internationally acclaimed opera houses, including the Bayerische Staatsoper, Santa Fe Opera...continue reading

 

 


Don José Eric Taylor

The “impassioned tenor” (Houston Press) Eric Taylor of St. George, UT is noted for the “exceptional quality of his tenor” (First Row). Mr. Taylor is a recent graduate of the Butler Studio at Houston Grand Opera, where his roles include Narraboth in Salome...continue reading

 

 


Micaëla Sylvia D’Eramo

American lyric soprano Sylvia D’Eramo, a recent laureate of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, has already made mainstage debuts at the Metropolitan Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City...continue reading

 

 


Escamillo Hunter Enoch

Bass baritone, Hunter Enoch is an active performer across the United States. This season Mr. Enoch will make his debut with Opera Theatre St. Louis as Scarpia in their production of Tosca, and debut as Jago in Otello with Pacific Northwest Opera. During the...continue reading

 

 


Zuniga Scott Conner

A Kansas native, Scott Conner has been lauded by critics and audiences for his appearances on both sides of the Atlantic. He is a graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts, and a Sara Tucker study grant winner from the Richard Tucker Foundation...continue reading

 

 

 

 

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April 12, 2024 7:30PM

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Carmen 

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