Andreas Delfs collaborates for the first time with the “fiercely talented” young opera director Daniel Kramer in a much anticipated new production of Carmen at Opera North. The cast includes Heather Shipp, Peter Auty, Kostas Smoriginas and Anne-Sophie Duprels.  The premiere took place on 17 January 2011 with performances in Leeds, Salford, Newcastle and Nottingham until 5 March.