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Debussy - Pelleas et Melisande

Debussy's mould-breaking opera, with its shadows, half-lights, longing, menace and mystery - plus, of course, a love triangle - cast its spell over a generation and more of European composers. Simon Rattle's debut opera at the New York Met features what he described as a "dream cast" and was recorded last month in Jonathan Miller's production. Presented by Louise Fryer

Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande

Golaud ..... Gerald Finley, baritone
Mélisande ..... Magdalena Kozena, soprano
Pelléas ..... Stephane Degout, baritone
Geneviève ..... Felicity Palmer, contralto
Arkel ..... Willard White, bass
Yniold ..... Neel Ram Nagarajan, soprano
Doctor ..... Paul Corona, bass
Shepherd ..... Donovan Singletary, baritone
Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor.

3 hours

Last on

Thu 3 Feb 2011 14:00
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