27 November 2014, Royal Festival Hall, London
Debussy’s only completed opera is a landmark in 20th century music. It is widely considered to be a perfect fusion of the French language and music, fulfilling the composer’s wish to ‘graft his dream’ on a text. Maeterlinck’s symbolist drama, focusing on a claustrophobic love triangle in the imaginary city of Allemonde, is made unforgettably poignant by Debussy’s... read more
Thursday 27 Nov 2014, 7.00pm
City Of Light: Pelléas et Mélisande
Royal Festival Hall, London
Philharmonia Orchestra Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen describes his love affair with Debussy's opera Pelléas et Mélisande.
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