Thousands of opera fans are expected to converge on Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park for the annual summer open air opera in the park, hosted by the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality and the Israeli Opera.
This summer's presentation, Carmen by Bizet, based on Franco Zeffirelli's production at the Metropolitan Opera New York, will take place on Thursday, 29 July 2010 at 21:00. The opera will be sung in French, with subtitles in English and Hebrew.
Conducted by David Stern, directed by Gad Shechter and with Rinat Shaham as Carmen, Scott Piper as Don Jose and Vladimir Braun as Escamillo, the production also features the Israel Opera Orchestra and Chorus, the Young Bat Kol Choir and the Neta Shezaf Flamenco Dance Theater.
The lawn area opens at 19:00 and the event is FREE!