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 Jonathan McGovern, Andrea Carroll, Paul Gay, Brian Bannatyne-Scott, Susan Bickley
Company(s): Garsington Opera, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Garsington Opera Chorus
Conductor: Jac van Steen
Director: Michael Boyd
Design: Tom Piper
Lighting: Malcolm Rippeth