THÉRÈSE / LA NAVARRAISE
by Jules Massenet at Wexford Festival Opera
"...Renaud Doucet's production, with sets by André Barbe, was an unqualified triumph. The idea was simple yet compelling..."
B. Kellow - Opera News
"... Thérèse, set in a museum’s restoration workshop shows us how historical subjects can come to life centuries after they happened and by means of a series of 18th century paintings about the French revolution previous to "La Terreur". Using Picasso’s painting “Guernica” for La Navarraise shows us how the artist transcends historical subjects and events to make an important political & social statement..."
A. Barbe & R. Doucet (View Full Text)
Lighting Designer : Paul Keogan
Photos : Clive Barda
Video: Wexford Festival Opera