A scene from the Welsh National Opera production of Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande, which is being staged as part of the 2018 Hong Kong Arts Festival. Photo: Clive Barda

When Welsh National Opera director fell in love with music, and how he depicts mad love triangle of Pelléas et Mélisande

Captivated as a five-year-old by a lone voice singing in a darkened barn, David Pountney has made a career of directing opera singers. He explains how he uses water as a metaphor for a character’s shifting mental state in Debussy’s opera

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A scene from the Welsh National Opera production of Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande, which is being staged as part of the 2018 Hong Kong Arts Festival. Photo: Clive Barda
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