opera & Stage director

Director - Mark Burns

Musical Director - Michael Thrift

Production Design - Fred Broom

​Lighting Design - John Alcock

Assistant Designer - Thomas O'Donnell

Company Stage Manager - Rosellen Cassel

Connie Luk - Piano


Carmen - Caroline Carragher

Don Jose - Roberto Abate

Escamillo - Samuel Pantcheff

Micaela - Rosalind O'Dowd

Frasquita - Sofia Troncoso

Mercedes - Ailsa Mainwaring

Zuniga - Tony Baker

La Remendado - Stuart McDermott

​Morales - Ian Massa-Harris


Ormond Opera Community Chorus

​Ormond Opera Children's Chorus


​Photography - Michael John White


​​​Carmen
Ormond opera, 2017


Mark Burns

"Keeping it serious, avoiding clichés and finding something new to say in the age old canon – that is the difficult task every director faces with Carmen. All the more praise so, for Ormond Opera and director Mark Burns who brings a proper ambitious Regiekonzept"Suzanne Frost, Mark Aspen