DetailsDebussy's masterpiece, Pelleas et Melisande is based on Maurice Maeterlinck's symbolist play and was first performed in 1902 at the Opera-Comique, Paris. A tragic fairy-tale, the opera recounts the ill-fated love of half-brothers Golaud and Pelleas for the same woman, the enigmatic Melisande.
Cast/Performers Marie Arnet (Melisande), Russell Braun (Pelleas), John Tomlinson (Golaud), Christian Treguier (Arkel), Nadine Denize (Genevieve), Michael Druiett (Doctor), Richard Mosley-Evans (Shepherd)
Producer: Glyndebourne Opera
Company: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Director: Annilese Miskimmon
Conductor: Louis Langree
Design: Paul Brown
Lighting: Thomas Webster