and Melisande with Samuel Dundas as
Golaud, Angus Wood as Pelleas, David
Parkin as Arkel, Siobhan Stagg as Melisande, Liane
Keegan as Genevieve, Sophia Wasley as Yniold and
Stephen Marsh as Shepherd/Doctor with Australian National
Academy of Music (ANAM) Orchestra conducted by Richard Mills.
Debussy's only opera is a masterwork of tonal colour and sensitive setting
of the French language. White Hat strongly recommends going out of your way
to see this great work which is rarely performed in Australia.
Sung in French with English surtitles. Running time is approximately 2 hours
and 30 minutes, plus interval.