Enigmatic to us - mysterious for themselves are the characters in Debussy's mysterious hypnotizing dream game Pelléas et Mélisande. With his only completed opera, the French composer created a key work of the Fin de Siècle.
News About Pelléas et Mélisande at Komische Oper Berlin
LA Opera Announces 2019/20 Season
January 27, 2019
Placido Domingo has announced the company's 2019/20 season. The season will include six mainstage operas, one musical, one recital and one concert presented at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, with additional performances presented in other venues through the company's Off Grand initiative.
The Double Bill Of IOLANTA/BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE Returns To The Met Repertory January 24
December 17, 2018
The Metropolitan Opera presents a double bill of two rarely performed one-act operas, Tchaikovsky's romantic fairy tale Iolanta and Bartók's harrowing Bluebeard's Castle, with six performances January 24 to February 14, 2019. Iolanta stars Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of a blind princess and Matthew Polenzani as Vaudémont, the knight who loves her. Bluebeard's Castle stars Angela Denoke as Judith, an innocent young bride who discovers the terrifying truth about her new husband, the menacing Bluebeard, sung by Gerald Finley. Henrik Nánási makes his Met debut conducting both operas, which are presented in a production by acclaimed director Mariusz Trelinski.