Is Bizet’s “Carmen” the most famous opera in the entire universe?
That is certainly a valid question given the fact that almost no opera company in the world can live without the perennial favorite in a single season of programming. While it’s rich and evocative melodies are certainly one of the major reasons for its enduring popularity, there is no doubt that its powerful archetypal characters that test one another philosophically, added to its staying power, if not define it.
Everyone can identify on some level with the likes of Micaela, Don Jose, Escamillo, or the iconic Carmen. But which of these is closest to your personality? Find out with this quiz. Have fun!