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

Before ’corrida’.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Before ’corrida’.
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 Yelena Fetissova.
Irina Semirechenskaya, Olga Stebletsova and Victoria Osipova as Tobacco Girls. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Irina Semirechenskaya, Olga Stebletsova and Victoria Osipova as Tobacco Girls. 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.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen. Irina Semirechenskaya, Olga Stebletsova as Tobacco Girls.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen. Irina Semirechenskaya, 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.
Galina Stepanenko as Carmen. Yuri Klevtsov as Jose. 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.
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.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen. Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Carmen. Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
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.
Denis Rodkin as Jose. Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
Denis Rodkin as Jose. Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.