For the first time entered the repertory of the Bolshoi Theatre on April 20, 1967.
Revived on November 18, 2005.
Running time: 50 minutes.



Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor

Libretto Alberto Alonso based on the story Carmen by Prospero Merime

Choreographer: Alberto Alonso
Designer: Boris Messerer
Music Director: Pavel Sorokin
Assistant to Choreographer: Sonia Calero Alonso
Lighting designer: Alexander Rubtsov

Carmen number one, Maya Plisetskaya, and Carmen of nowdays, Svetlana Zakharova.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Carmen number one, Maya Plisetskaya, and Carmen of nowdays, Svetlana Zakharova.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Choreographer of the ballet Alberto Alonso and Maya Plisetskaya.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Choreographer of the ballet Alberto Alonso and Maya Plisetskaya.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Before ’corrida’.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Before ’corrida’.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Andrei Merkuriev as Jose.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Andrei Merkuriev as Jose.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.<br />Andrei Uvarov as Jose.<br />Photo by Yelena Fetissova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.
Andrei Uvarov as Jose.
Photo by Yelena Fetissova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.<br />Andrei Uvarov as Jose.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.
Andrei Uvarov as Jose.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Irina Semirechenskaya<br />Olga Stebletsova<br />and Victoria Osipova<br />as Tobacco Girls.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Irina Semirechenskaya
Olga Stebletsova
and Victoria Osipova
as Tobacco Girls.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.<br />Irina Semirechenskaya<br />and Olga Stebletsova<br />as Tobacco Girls.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.
Irina Semirechenskaya
and Olga Stebletsova
as Tobacco Girls.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.<br />Andrei Uvarov as Jose.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.
Andrei Uvarov as Jose.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.<br />Andrei Uvarov as Jose.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen.
Andrei Uvarov as Jose.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Galina Stepanenko as Carmen.<br />Yuri Klevtsov as Jose.<br />Photo by Andrei Melanyin.
Galina Stepanenko as Carmen.
Yuri Klevtsov as Jose.
Photo by Andrei Melanyin.
Galina Stepanenko as Carmen.<br />Yuri Klevtsov as Jose.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Galina Stepanenko as Carmen.
Yuri Klevtsov as Jose.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Galina Stepanenko as Carmen.<br />Timofei Lavrenyuk as Torero.<br />Photo by Andrei Melanyin.
Galina Stepanenko as Carmen.
Timofei Lavrenyuk as Torero.
Photo by Andrei Melanyin.
A scene from the performance.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Yulia Grebenshchikova as Fate.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Yulia Grebenshchikova as Fate.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.