Thaïs Opera Review

Thaïs

Thaïs: Religion Versus Sexuality On an Epic Scale Jules Massenet’s Thaïsis a tale of religion and sexual repression, with baritone Plácido Domingo as Athanaël, a meddler of epic proportions, masquerading as a monk in order to hide his inner psychological conflicts. Finding the Egyptian city of Alexandria to be swept by sin (translation: people are […]