Friday 5 August
7:30 pm – Refreshments
8 pm – Start
This summer, Honens Summertime Soirée brings Carmen on Tap to Calgary in a spectacular outdoor edition: Carmen under the Stars.
Get lost in the story of love, seduction, and jealousy in this passionate performance of Carmen. Set in Seville around 1830, Carmen is the story of young gypsy girl and the love triangle in which she becomes entangled. Engage with the cast in this immersive musical experience starring mezzo-soprano Julie Nesrallah and company—hosted by Honens’ favourite personality, Jonathan Love.
Be seduced! Get your tickets today!
Honens Summertime Soirée fundraisers are in support of Honens’ education and outreach activities. A portion of each ticket will be receipted.
Sample a taste of Carmen on Tap and its inception in this short video.
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Julie Nesrallah Bio
The dazzling Julie Nesrallah performs for leading opera companies, symphonies, festivals, and chamber music ensembles across Canada and around the world. Miss Nesrallah sang God Save the Queen for Will and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, for Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill in a performance that was viewed by millions. She also sang for An Evening for Peace for Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan in Montreal.
Miss Nesrallah is the host of Tempo on CBC Music and is also the executive producer and star of Carmen on Tap which performs Georges Bizet’s Carmen as dinner theatre. Miss Nesrallah has been the recipient of several distinguished awards including the Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Award & Mid-Career Grant, and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her cultural contribution to Canada’s performing arts.