7:30 - 8:30pm


Ganz Hall | 430 S. Michigan Ave, 7th floor, Chicago, IL 60605

Event type:

CCPA Music Conservatory Performances

About this event

CARMEN, from Concentrate 

A juicy dramatic showcase of Bizet’s masterwork by CCPA’s Professional Diplomatists in Opera 


Please join us for this exciting dramatic showcase of CCPA’s Professional Diplomatists in Opera in one of the most popular operas of all time: Bizet’s CARMEN. This concentrated staged version distills the fatal love story to its juiciest pulp, from the Habañera through the devastating final duet.


A reception with the artists and faculty director Amy Hutchison will follow the performance. 



Michelle Mariposa as Carmen

Karlos Piñero-Mercado as Don Jose

Louise Floyd as Escamillo and Zuniga 

Hayley Fox as Micaela 


Paula Gelpi, collaborative pianist


This performance will be livestreamed here: https://www.youtube.com/live/fuOBfS4fuw0?si=hHwYS3AaVDQDzMc4

Free performance - no reservations required. Non-Roosevelt guests may be asked to show photo ID to enter campus buildings.

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