Carmen, an exotic sounding opera is one of a king among all opera productions. The music was written by a French composer, Georges Bizet who had a short life. You may recognize the Spanish sounding melodies of Habanera and Toreador's Theme. It contains a lot of singing by a lot of singers. Habanera is always sung by a powerful soprano singer. Mizue who is one of the instructors at Bothell Music Lessons has a resource blog about Carmen. If you are interested, please visit this page, "About the opera, Carmen" on her sheet music website.