Welsh National Opera - Pelléas et Mélisande Reviews
9 July 2020
Jurgita Adamonyté (Mélisande), Rebecca Bottone (Yniold)
Jacques Imbrailo (Pelléas), Christopher Purves (Golaud)
Jurgita Adamonyté (Mélisande), Christopher Purves (Golaud)
Scott Wilde (Arkel), Leah-Marian Jones (Geneviève)
Jurgita Adamonyté (Mélisande), Jacques Imbrailo (Pelléas)

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Pelléas et Mélisande

Welsh National Opera


No. of reviews: 10

In a word: stunning
15 Jun 15 / Classical Source
WNO triumph with sublime Debussy tragedy
10 Jun 15 / Morning Star Online
A memorable performance of Debussy’s elusive opera by WNO
8 Jun 15 / Seen and Heard
The remarkable score was realised to great effect by the WNO orchestra
2 Jun 15 / South Wales Argus
A compelling production of Debussy’s opera
2 Jun 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
Spiral staircase and paddling pool
2 Jun 15 / Bachtrack
Welsh National Opera’s David Poutney adds layers of mystery to Debussy’s enigmatic work
1 Jun 15 / The Guardian
A many-layered new production of Debussy's mysterious romance from Welsh National Opera
1 Jun 15 / What's on Stage
This full-blooded production is riveting to watch but loses sight of the opera's essential mystery
31 May 15 / Telegraph
Musically this first-night was outstanding
31 May 15 / Classical Source
Production details
Cast
Imbrailo, Adamonyte, Purves, Jones, Wilde, Bottone
(c) Koenigs (d) Pountney
Performance dates
29 May, 4, 6, 13 June 2015 (various locations)
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