During the first
rehearsals for Œdipe with the Chorus members, Ching-Lien Wu talks about
Enescu's score for his only opera, rarely performed on stage. As the only
character present throughout the entire opera, the Chorus conveys a range of
emotions, from joy to despair, from supplication to drama. The Chorus Master
emphasises the importance of the individual within the group. For, beyond the
text, it is the personal expression, nuances and colours that each individual
brings to vocal harmony, that can convey true intention and expression.
Œdipe by Georges Enesco
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