Pelleas et Melisande
CLAUDE DEBUSSY, SYLVAIN CAMBRELING
A centuries-old family clan is choking on itself. When the eldest son marries a young homeless woman, everyone hopes for happiness and love. But instead old fears and insults are returning, violence is spreading. In the footsteps of the Belgian symbolist Maurice Maeterlinck, the composer Claude Debussy transforms very real experiences of modernity into mysterious, mythologically charged images and scenes …
- A production of the Ruhrtriennale.
- Mélisande – Barbara Hannigan
- Orchestra – Bochum Symphony Orchestra
- Composition Claude Debussy
- Musical director Sylvain Cambreling
- Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
- Stage and costumes Małgorzata Szczęśniak
- Light Felice Ross
- Choreography Claude Bardouil
- Video Denis Guéguin
- Dramaturgy Miron Hakenbeck
With the kind support of the Pro Bochum Foundation.
Photo: Anders Petersen, Ben van Duin