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 — NESTLÉ.

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