DEBUSSY, C.: Pelleas et Melisande (Opera Bastille Paris, 2012)


 

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Pelleas et Melisande

Venue: Opera Bastille, Paris
Playing Time: 02:48:09
Catalogue Number: A01010807
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Synopsis

Paris' Opera de la Bastille celebrated the 150th birthday of Claude Debussy with avant-garde director Robert Wilson's "wondrous" (Le Figaro) production of Pelleas et Melisande featuring a stellar cast headed by Stephane Degout, Elena Tsallagova and Vincent Le Texier in the lead roles, and supported by high-caliber performers such as Anne-Sofie von Otter and Franz Joseph Selig in smaller roles. "The singers have integrated Wilson's language of gestures and lighting to a degree never attained by previous casts" (Le Figaro). Philippe Jordan gives a transparent reading of Debussy' haunting score.

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