From Carmen in Paris to Don Carlo in London

Photo: Dario AcostaThis Friday, April 14 marks Bryan Hymel’s final performance of Carmen at Opéra National de Paris this spring before he makes his debut in the title role of Don Carlo at the Royal Opera House in London.

Nicholas Hytner’s production of Don Carlo opens on May 12, with Bryan Hymel starring alongside Krassimira Stoyanova as Elizabeth of Valois under the baton of Bertrand de Billy. Don Carlo also features Ludovic Tézier as Rodrigo, Ekaterina Semenchuk as Princess Eboli and Ildar Abdrazakov as King Philip II.

Don Carlo returns to the stage on May 15 with additional performances on May 19, 22, 26, and 29.