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Pelleas et Melisande, 29 June 1963

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Claude Debussy

Librettist: Debussy after Maurice Maeterlinck

Conductor: Vittorio Gui

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Melisande: Denise Duval

Golaud: Michel Roux

Genevieve: Anna Reynolds

Arkel: Guus Hoekman

Pelleas: Hans Wilbrink

Yniold: Rosine Bredy

Doctor: John Shirley-Quirk

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Beni Montresor

Costume Designer: Beni Montresor

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid