PlatÈe, OpÈra national du Rhin, Strasbourg

By Francis Carlin [Financial Times, 16 March 2010]
Taking on Rameau’s only comic work PlatÈe in France is like trying to remake a famous film. Laurent Pelly’s staging for the Paris Opera in 1999, which is still in repertoire and also a DVD, has rightly or wrongly become a template.