Innocence (rehearsal) © Jean-Louis Fernandez i
What are the fables for the opera in today's world?
Which words and which opera librettos are best placed to express our contemporary realities, be they socio-economic, political, or environmental? Which stories inspire us and fill us with strong emotion?
The theatre director Peter Sellars discusses and debates with Sofi Oksanen
novelist and librettist of the opera Innocence around the question of engaged art. [Moderator: Timothée Picard, Dramaturge of the Festival d’Aix]
Discover INNOCENCE's fable!
Kaija Saariaho’s final opera INNOCENCE is a “thriller-opera” but also
a story about recovery and healing that resonates with current concerns
of humanity, dealing with how individuals, smaller groups and our
society as a whole confront the past and tackle recent traumas over