La Voix Humaine (2020)
Welsh National Opera release a new filmed version of Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine to coincide with World Opera Day (25 October), starring soprano Claire Booth as L. The concept for this new digital adaptation is an intimate Zoom party at L’s studio flat, during which L receives a phone call from her lover who is ending their relationship. The medium of film offers an intimate gaze on this one-act opera, with viewers bearing witness to the range of emotions experienced by L from joy and desire to devastation and deep despair.
Sung in English.
See the Welsh National Opera official website for more details.
Welsh National Opera
Based in Cardiff, Wales, the Welsh National Opera is a national company with international status, that sits at the heart of music-making in Wales since its founding in 1943.