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Apr. 27 2013

5/04/13 – Dialogues des Carmelites – 1:00PM

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Metropolitan Opera

Dialogues des Carmélites by Francis Poulenc
Libretto by Francis Poulenc, after Georges Bernanos

Sung in French
Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 2 min., 1 intermission.

carmelitesIn one of the Met’s greatest productions, Poulenc’s masterpiece makes a rare return to the repertory with a fine cast led by Patricia Racette, Felicity Palmer, and Isabel Leonard. Louis Langrée conducts this dramatic work with one of the most haunting final moments in opera.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Louis Langrée

Blanche de la Force: Isabel Leonard
Mme Lidoine: Patricia Racette
Constance: Erin Morley
Mère Marie: Elizabeth Bishop
First Prioress: Felicity Palmer
Chevalier de la Force: Paul Appleby

Production: John Dexter
Set Designer: David Reppa
Costume Designer: Jane Greenwood
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler

Photo credits: Metropolitan Opera

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