Concert will begin at 18:00 hours GMT
Bizet's 'Les pêcheurs de perles' from Paris
Bizet's 'Les pêcheurs de perles' is an opera in three acts to a libretto by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré. Set in ancient times on the island of Ceylon, the opera is a story of how two men's vow of eternal friendship is threatened by their love for the same woman, whose own dilemma is the conflict between secular love and her sacred oath as a priestess. Performers:
Sonya Yoncheva: Leïla.
Dmitri Korchak: Nadir.
André Heyboer: Zurga.
Nicolas Testé: Nourabab.
Accentus. Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Leo Hussain.