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Apr. 08 2019

05/11/19 – Dialogues des Carmélites – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera

Francis Poulenc
Dialogues des Carmélites

  • ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 9 MINS, 1 intermissions
  • SUNG IN FRENCH
  • photo credit: Ken Howard / Met Opera

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress.

You can download performance programs, read the opera synopsis and watch performance videos at: https://www.metopera.org/Season/Radio/Saturday-Matinee-Broadcasts/

CAST

Headshot of Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Headshot of Isabel Leonard

Blanche de la Force

Isabel Leonard

Headshot of Adrianne Pieczonka

Mme Lidoine

Adrianne Pieczonka

Headshot of Erin Morley

Constance

Erin Morley

Headshot of Karen Cargill

Mère Marie

Karen Cargill

Headshot of Karita Mattila

Mme. De Croissy

Karita Mattila

Headshot of David Portillo

Chevalier de la Force

David Portillo

Jean-François Lapointe

MARQUIS DE LA FORCE

Jean-François Lapointe

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