Debussy'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. Sung in French with English surtitles. Approx. running time 3 hours 30 minutes. New Production


Robert Lloyd (Arkel), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Genevieve), Simon Keenlyside (Pelleas), Gerald Finley (Golaud), Angelika Kirchschlager (Melisande), Robert Gleadow (The Doctor)


Music: Debussy
Producer: Royal Opera
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Director: Stanislas Nordey
Design: Emmanuel Clolus
Costume: Raoul Fernandez
Lighting: Philippe Berthome
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Pelleas et Melisande

Pelleas et Melisande (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0426102655. Details of all Pelleas et Melisande archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1733091292

Archive Listings

11 May 07
23 May 07
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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