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La voix humaine is a dialogue, but one in which the audience only ever hears one voice, as a woman and her lover agree to part during a single telephone conversation. Poulenc, in his most famous operatic work, creates a master piece out of the woman's growing realisation that it is all over, combined with her darkly comic frustrations with the telephone as a means of communication. While the central character of this piece is on the receiving end of a highly charged emotional break-up, she is neither passive nor pliant. While the man may have the upper hand in the romance, the strength of character, humanity and humour is definitely with the woman. New Production. Sung in English.

Performers Lesley Garrett (Elle), Pamela Helen Stephen, Phillip Rhodes, Amy Freston, Heather Shipp, Emma Carrington, Rebecca Moon, Louise Mott, Claire Pascoe, Jake Arditti, Nicholas Watts.
Music Francis Poulenc. Lyrics Jean Cocteau. Company Opera North. Conductor Wyn Davies. Director Aletta Collins. Design Giles Cadle. Lighting Andreas Fuchs. Costume Gabrielle Dalton.

La Voix Humaine

La Voix Humaine (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1494791075. Details of all La Voix Humaine archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1992

Archive Listings

19 Mar 13
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22 Mar 13
Theatre Royal
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
12 Mar 13
to
15 Mar 13
The Lowry
Salford
Greater Manchester
8 Mar 13Grand Opera House
Belfast
Belfast
26 Feb 13
to
1 Mar 13
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
14 Feb 13
to
23 Feb 13
Grand Theatre and Opera House
Leeds
West Yorkshire

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