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Pelleas and Melisande, Victorian Opera (Audio Described)

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Date 13 October 2018

Time 7:30 PM

Contact

Tickets

Address Palais Theatre, St Kilda, Victoria

Phone 1300 446 925

Overview

Audio Descrived Saturday 13 October 7:30pm

Tactile Tour: Saturday 13 October 6:40pm

A love too great for this world

When Golaud finds Melisande in the woods, alone and with a mysterious past, he claims her as his wife. After she meets his brother Pelleas, however, a secret love simmers between them while Golaud’s suspicions deepen. A family slowly corrodes as their tragic fates inevitably take hold.

Discover the haunting beauty of Pelleas and Melisande, the only opera from Claude Debussy. This symbolist masterpiece fuses text, ethereal harmonies and floating instrumental colour with an atmospheric poetry unlike any other work.

Hear the crystalline purity of Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg alongside celebrated tenor Angus Wood, in Debussy’s mesmerising opera.

 

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