Les pêcheurs de perles

Georges Bizet

Les pêcheurs de perles

WD13, GB4

About this work...

Despite its exotic setting, this early opera stubbornly refuses to abandon the stage and enter the heart, as Carmen undoubtedly did. What conviction there is comes mainly from the 25-year-old composer's melodic fluency and subtle treatment of the orchestra, as in the beautiful tune of the Prelude. The scene is set in ... read more