The Fisherman and his Soul

An operatic  scena based on the short story by

Oscar Wilde

Music and libretto by Oliver Rudland

Throwing his nets out into the sea, a fisherman catches a mermaid by mistake and instantly falls in love. But in order to win the heart of his newfound bride he must relinquish the one thing he cannot sacrifice: his soul.


First Staged Performance:

31st July - 2nd August 2015

Théâtre de la Coupe d'Or, Rochefort-sur-mer, France

Director: Olivier Dhénin

Conductor: Lucien Julien-Laferrière

Lighting Designer: Anne Terrasse

Costume Design : Hélène Vergnes

Photos © Winterreise

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