Teatro de la Maestranza Postpones ‘Carmen’ Opening Due to COVID-19

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Guillermo Morendo)

The Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Spain has postponed the opening of its “Carmen” production due to two positive COVID-19 cases.

The company announced that the May 24 and 25 performances would be canceled and that the production would instead open on May 29. According to the company, two members of the production tested positive for the virus.

In a press release, the Maestranza noted that there would be seven of the eight performances scheduled and that the new dates would take place between May 29 and June 5.

The company also noted that the new planned dates would take place pending the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla’s approval.

“Carmen” is scheduled to star Ketevan Kemoklidze and Sandra Ferrández in the title role, Sébastien Guèze, Antonio Corianò, María José Moreno, Raquel Lojendio, Simón Orfila, and Jean-Kristof Bouton.