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Georges Bizet

 
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Date of Birth: October 25, 1838
Date of Death: June 03, 1875 (36)

Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE
 

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Georges Bizet Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - The American Express Award for Best New Musical Gold Star
Bizet, Carmen Jones

Georges Bizet News

Photos: First Look at the Cast of CARMEN JONES at Ensemble Theatre Company Photo Photos: First Look at the Cast of CARMEN JONES at Ensemble Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Company will present the first show of its 2022-23 Season, CARMEN JONES, music by Georges Bizet with book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, choreography by Lisa Ruffin, musical direction by William Foster McDaniel, and directed by Jonathan Fox. CARMEN JONES begins previews on Thursday, October 6. See photos here!

Film Takes Center Stage at Festival O22 Photo Film Takes Center Stage at Festival O22
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

On the heels of a successful opening weekend and rave reviews for live productions of Rossini's Otello and Toshio Hosokawa's The Raven, Opera Philadelphia's Festival O continues this week with the first Opera on Film series, featuring more than 30 cinematic operas presented in 12 screenings at the Philadelphia Film Center.

Ensemble Theatre Company Opens 2022-2023 Season With CARMEN JONES Photo Ensemble Theatre Company Opens 2022-2023 Season With CARMEN JONES
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) presents the first show of its 2022-23 Season, CARMEN JONES, music by Georges Bizet with book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, choreography by Lisa Ruffin, musical direction by William Foster McDaniel, and directed by Jonathan Fox. 

Canadian Opera Company Presents CARMEN Featuring Must-See, All-Star Cast Photo Canadian Opera Company Presents CARMEN Featuring Must-See, All-Star Cast
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

Two dazzling mezzo-sopranos take centre stage in the Canadian Opera Company's Carmen by Georges Bizet.

Vancouver Opera Opens Its 2022-2023 Season With THE PEARL FISHERS Photo Vancouver Opera Opens Its 2022-2023 Season With THE PEARL FISHERS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

Vancouver Opera have announced the opening of its 2022-2023 with a full-scale production of Georges Bizet's The Pearl Fishers in October.

La Compa√Ī√≠a Nacional De Danza Vuelve A La Sala Miguel Covarrubias Con El Lago De Lo Photo La Compa√Ī√≠a Nacional De Danza Vuelve A La Sala Miguel Covarrubias Con El Lago De Los Cisnes Y Carmen
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

Con el Acto II de El lago de los cisnes y Carmen, la Compa√Ī√≠a Nacional de Danza (CND) se presentar√° nuevamente, despu√©s de cinco a√Īos, en la Sala Miguel Covarrubias del Centro Cultural Universitario para envolver al p√ļblico en la magia, la pasi√≥n, el amor y la tragedia que emanan de estas obras, las cuales cumplen 145 y 55 a√Īos de su estreno, respectivamente.¬†

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Hold Dance Auditions for CARMEN This Month Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago to Hold Dance Auditions for CARMEN This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago will hold auditions for solo dancers with significant stage experience for its upcoming production of Carmen, the classic opera by Georges Bizet, on Sunday, August 28, 2022. 

State Opera Sunday Announced at Film Festival on Rathausplatz Photo State Opera Sunday Announced at Film Festival on Rathausplatz
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

Every Sunday, starting July 3rd, at the¬†Film Festival on Rathausplatz¬†will be ¬ĽState Opera Sunday¬ę: every week, on the big screen directly in front of Vienna City Hall, brand new productions, productions from past seasons by the current management, and also some older performances from the genres of opera and ballet will be shown.

Sarah Jessica Parker to be Honored at New York City Ballet's 10th Annual Fall Fashion Photo Sarah Jessica Parker to be Honored at New York City Ballet's 10th Annual Fall Fashion Gala in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

New York City Ballet will present its tenth annual Fall Fashion Gala on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 7pm at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. This year’s event will honor Sarah Jessica Parker, a vice chair of the NYCB Board of Directors, who conceived the Fall Fashion Gala in 2012.

CARMEN Comes to Vienna State Opera in September Photo CARMEN Comes to Vienna State Opera in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

Carmen comes to Vienna State Opera in September. Performances run through 28 April 2023.

Georges Bizet Videos

VIDEO: English National Opera Creates TIGER KING TikTok Opera VideoVIDEO: English National Opera Creates TIGER KING TikTok Opera
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021

Ahead of the launch of Tiger King 2, the English National Opera has partnered with Netflix to produce 'Tiger King 2: The TikTopera', the world's first operatic reimagining of Tiger King, brought to the digital stage by the show's biggest fans via their TikTok channels.

Washington National Opera Announces 2021-2022 Season VideoWashington National Opera Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2021

Washington National Opera today announced its 2021‚Äď2022 season featuring a triumphant return to the Opera House stage, four world premiere commissions celebrating the Kennedy Center‚Äôs 50th Anniversary, debuts from acclaimed and rising opera stars, the return to the pit for Principal Conductor Evan Rogister and the WNO Orchestra & Chorus, and more.

VIDEO: Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj on THE BACCHAE VideoVIDEO: Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj on THE BACCHAE
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2020

Hear more from artistic director Joseph Haj on welcoming director Anne Bogart and this famed ensemble to the Guthrie below!

BWW TV: Off-Broadway Shines Bright at the 2019 Lortel Awards! VideoBWW TV: Off-Broadway Shines Bright at the 2019 Lortel Awards!
by TV - Red Carpets - May 6, 2019

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 19 categories, with one special award and three honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Drama Desk Award-nominated writer and performer of The New One, Mike Birbiglia. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CARMEN at The Met VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At CARMEN at The Met
by Alan Henry - Feb 12, 2019

Mezzo-soprano Clementine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera's ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don Jose. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langree share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre's powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.

VIDEO: Roberto Alagna and Aleksandra Kurzak on Carmen VideoVIDEO: Roberto Alagna and Aleksandra Kurzak on Carmen
by Alan Henry - Feb 5, 2019

Tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Aleksandra Kurzak discuss their on- and off-stage romance with host Ailyn P√©rez during the Live in HD transmission of ‚ÄúCarmen.‚ÄĚ


Georges Bizet Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Georges Bizet written?
Georges Bizet has written 6 shows including L'Arlesienne (Composer), Carmen (Composer), Carmen Jones (Source Material), Carmencita (Composer), La Tragédie de Carmen (Composer), Something Wonderful (Composer).

What awards has Georges Bizet been nominated for?
The American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Carmen Jones .

What awards has Georges Bizet won?
The American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Carmen Jones.