|Date and venue||Title||Submitted by|
Gran Teatre del Liceu
|Robert Wilson's Pelléas et Mélisande in Barcelona||James Karas|
|Claude Debussy’s only opera, Pelléas et Mélisande, calls for a spring in a forest, scenes in a palace, a well in a park and a scene in the palace vaults. Ever since its premiere in 1902, it has been a difficult work to stage, and indeed to appreciate. Its complex symbolism, impressionistic music and lack of any memorable melodies were not a good recipe for a runaway hit.|
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