Claude Debussy | Arnold Schoenberg | Pelléas et Mélisande | Pelleas und Melisande – Jonathan Nott records both for Pentatone with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.

Claude Debussy | Arnold Schoenberg | Pelléas et Mélisande | Pelleas und Melisande – Jonathan Nott records both for Pentatone with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.

Based on Maurice Maeterlinck’s play, Debussy’s opera, first-performed 1902, and Schoenberg’s symphonic poem (his Opus 5) premiered in 1905. For the Debussy, Jonathan Nott has compiled (and copyrighted) a continuous forty-seven-minute sequence using the opera’s...