La Passion de Carmen: In the Arena

Then, in a collaboration with Patricia Norcia Dressage and High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Opera Theater is proud to present La Passion de Carmen.

Imagine listening to highlights from one of the most beloved and tragic operas sung by amazing singers and interspersed with a troupe of choreographed dancing Spanish and Lusitano horses performing to more Carmen musical highlights—all in one of Connecticut’s best-known riding arenas. The one-act event will be presented on September 10 and 11, 2022 at 3:00PM, at the High Hopes Arena in Old Lyme.

Be sure to order your tickets now! With limited seating, this event is sure to sell out!

Tickets are available and can be ordered below or by downloading this order form, or by calling the office at 860-669-8999.

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Our production of La Passion de Carmen is raising a lot of interest in the community. Our supporters have started to rally already, and we have received two generous personal donations toward this exciting, collaborative performance, but what is especially wonderful is that we have also been presented with a matching grant of $1,000 toward any new donations, or contributions above your usual gift. Your added gifts would help make this unique and thrilling presentation a financial, as well as artistic, success for Opera Theater of Connecticut.
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