La Voix Humaine
Poulenc’s moving setting of Jean Cocteau’s monodrama is music theatre at its most vivid and intense.
Thursday 15 June - Saturday 17 JuneFrom £15.00 to £30.00
A house near Snape Maltings
Part of the Aldeburgh Festival season
Poulenc La Voix Humaine
David Pountney original production concept
Mathilde Lopez director
Claire Booth soprano
Claire Wild soprano (17 June, midday)
Christopher Glynn pre-recorded piano
You are invited to a special, intimate drinks party in a country house near Snape…
The host, Elle, is on the phone to her lover. It seems that their relationship is over. The party and the phone call continue simultaneously. Until her nerves crack. We are all there, we listen…
Transferred to a domestic environment, Poulenc’s moving setting of Jean Cocteau’s monodrama is music theatre at its most vivid and intense. Bookers will receive confirmation of the venue prior to the Festival.
A co-production between Wales Millennium Centre and Welsh National Opera for Festival of Voice 2016