Pelléas et Mélisande – 2010 Season

Claude Debussy

Opera in five acts

Property of Editions DURAND Paris (Universal Music Publishing Classical)

By arrangement with G Ricordi & Co. (London) Ltd

Libretto by Claude Debussy after Maurice Maeterlinck’s play of the same name Sung in French with English surtitles

First performed 30 April 1902, Opéra Comique, Paris

With the City of London Sinfonia and Opera Holland Park Chorus

New production (first ever by Opera Holland Park)

Opera Holland Park, Holland Park, London


Performances on 1, 3, 9, 11, 16 June 2010


Opera Holland Park Inspire Project Production for 2010


Conductor Brad Cohen

Director Olivia Fuchs

Designer Yannis Thavoris

Lighting Designer Colin Grenfell

Movement Director Clare Whistler

Assistant Director Lauren Collins

Costume Supervisor Sian Harris

Répétiteur Jean-Paul Pruna

Chorus Master Matthew Waldren

Stage Manager Rebecca Maltby

Deputy Stage Manager Elaine Yeung

Assistant Stage Manager Kirk Woodley



Pelléas Palle Knudsen

Mélisande Anne Sophie Duprels

Golaud Alan Opie

Arkel Brian Bannatyne-Scott

Geneviève Anne Mason

Doctor/Shepherd Nicholas Lester

Yniold Eoghan McNelis (June 1, 9, 16) Louis Watkins (June 3, 11)