The Met Opera: Dialogues Des Carmelites

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Against the backdrop of the French Revolution, shy and insecure Blanche remains as a novice nun even as her family flees the Reign of Terror, torn between her duty to her convent and fear of the guillotine.

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress.

Sung in French with English subtitles.

Release Date 27 July 2019
Running Time 3hr 29m
Rating E
Cast Dwayne Croft, Isabel Leonard, David Portillo, Karita Mattila, Adrianne Pieczonka, Karen Cargill, Erin Morley
Director John Dexter

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