Claudel, a man torn asunder

Interview with Stanislas Nordey

By Marion Mirande 17 May 2021

© Eléna Bauer / OnP

Béatrice Uria-Monzon et Stanislas Nordey lors d’une répétition du Soulier de satin, Opéra Bastille, 2021.

A monumental and sweeping drama - whose rare theatrical performances demand more than ten hours - Paul Claudel's Le Soulier de satin has been set to music by Marc-André Dalbavie for the Paris Opera. To mark this world premiere, Stanislas Nordey, who is directing the piece, discusses Claudel's dramaturgy, a battleground between carnal passion and commitment to God.

Opera and classical Antiquity

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Opera and classical Antiquity

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