It’s a rare person today who sticks to
the same career path — let alone the same position — for more than a
handful of years. How about four-plus decades? Enter Maestro Carmon DeLeone, Cincinnati Ballet’s music director for 43 seasons running.
At heart, Carmen is a sensual
story of passion. Putting a daring new spin on one of the best-known and
beloved stories of opera repertoire sounds like a tall order. But internationally renowned
choreographer Amedeo Amodio is perfectly suited to create a
contemporary-infused dance version.