Opera Quiz: Which ‘Carmen’ Character Best Defines Your Personality?

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!

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David Salazar
Prior to creating OperaWire, DAVID SALAZAR, (Editor-in-Chief) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he interviewed major opera stars including Placido Domingo, Anna Netrebko, Vittorio Grigolo, Diana Damrau and Rolando Villazon among others. His 2014 interview with opera star Kristine Opolais was cited in a New York Times Review. He also had the opportunity of interviewing numerous Oscar nominees, Golden Globe winners and film industry giants such as Guillermo del Toro, Oscar Isaac and John Leguizamo among others. David holds a Masters in Media Management from Fordham University. During his time at Fordham, he studied abroad at the Jagiellonian University in Poland. He also holds a dual bachelor’s from Hofstra University in Film Production and Journalism.

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