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1 min 4.11.2015 147 views

A devout monk leaves the desert in order to convert Thaïs, a depraved courtesan. But can the monk resist the power of temptation?

A fascinating story of the contradiction between earthly and heavenly love meets the rapturous splendour of Jules Massenet’s music. In the end, who is the sinner and who is the saint? Along with profound questions about humanity, Thaïs offers a spectacle of unparalleled brilliance.

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Richard Strauss: Salome; Sara Jakubiak, Nikolai Schukoff; photo Heikki Tuuli


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