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L’Inondation, by Francesco Filidei


Opéra Comique / Paris / Music

A new French opera based on an old Soviet story? In 1994 a film called The Flood used the same story and starred Isabelle Huppert. L’inondation (The Flood), was written in 1929 by the Soviet satirist and dissident Yevgeny Zamyatin. It tells a tale of love, jealousy, and a primitive act swallowed up by a primal flood. The libretto for this new opera is by the acclaimed French playwright Joël Pommerat, who also directs. The score is by Francesco Filidei. —L.J.

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