Pelléas and Mélisande on canvas


Pelléas and Mélisande on canvas

An exhibition of paintings inspired by Pelléas and Mélisande is on display at the box office lobby, staring from 21 January. 

Painting features two women fighting a man, all depicted as paper cutoutsDrawing inspiration from Maurice Maeterlinck’s play, Claude Debussy’s music, and Katie Mitchell’s opera production, and working on a commission from the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera, painter Agata Kus has devised her own take on the story of Pelléas and Mélisande. Her works are on display at the box office lobby, from 21 January to 22 April, Mondays–Fridays from 9 am to 7 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 7 pm. Free admission.

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The Pelléas Group, oil on canvas, 200 x 140 cm, 2018