“Pelléas et Mélisande” with Simon Rattle, Christian Gerhaher and Magdalena Kožená

Thriller, chamber play, romantic drama: Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande is all of this and much more. The New York Times wrote about this performance with Simon Rattle: “The result surpasses even the expectations raised by the Bach Passions . Mr. Sellars’s staging completely captures the human essence of Maurice Maeterlinck’s play. The singers are as fine as one could wish for.”

Berliner Philharmoniker

Sir Simon Rattle

Magdalena Kožená

Bernarda Fink

Christian Gerhaher

Franz-Josef Selig

Gerald Finley

Elias Mädler

Peter Sellars

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