Monday 26 October 2020 to Sunday 25 April 2021

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.

Recorded on 8-9 September 2020

Sung in English. 

Available from 18:00 (UK time) Sunday 25 October 2020 to Sunday 25 April 2021.
The film is free to view, but you are required to submit your name, email and whether or not you would like to make a donation to the Welsh National Opera on this page, before being taken to the viewing page.

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.

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