Which opera's plot follows a female cigar factory worker?
- L'abandon d'Ariane
The opera "Carmen" is by French composer Georges Bizet and was first performed in Paris on March 3, 1875. At first it shocked and scandalized audiences because it went against conventions. The opera takes place against a southern Spain backdrop and tells the story of a young soldier who falls prey to the fiery wiles of a gypsy named Carmen. It has become one of the most beloved and frequently performed operas in the classical canon. Source: Britannica.com
- Anna Bolena