Concert will begin at 16:30 hours GMT
Debussy's 'Pélleas et Mélisande' with Leonard, Appleby, Ketelsen and Furlanetto from New York
Debussy's 'Pélleas et Mélisande' is an opera in five acts. The French libretto was adapted from Maurice Maeterlinck's Symbolist play Pelléas et Mélisande. The plot concerns a love triangle. Prince Golaud finds Mélisande, a mysterious young woman, lost in a forest. He marries her and brings her back to the castle of his grandfather, King Arkel of Allemonde. Performers:
Mélisande: Isabel Leonard.
Pélleas: Paul Appleby.
Golaud: Kyle Ketelsen.
Arkel: Ferruccio Furlanetto.
Metropolitan Opera Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Seguin.
Upper Montclair, NJ, USA
NOTE: Time is incorrect; it is 1/2 hour earlier than usual = 17:30 (12:30pm EST).