Dialogues des Carmélites

In Theaters May 11, May 15

The Met: Live in HD

Dialogues des Carmélites

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.

Music: Poulenc

Language: French, with English subtitles

Dialogues des Carmélites

Run Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

Categories: Arts & Entertainment

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STARRING

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

HOMETOWN: MONTREAL, CANADA
Isabel Leonard

Blanche de la Force

Isabel Leonard

Blanche de la Force

Isabel Leonard

HOMETOWN: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Adrianne Pieczonka

Mme. Lidoine

Adrianne Pieczonka

Mme. Lidoine

Adrianne Pieczonka

HOMETOWN: BURLINGTON, CANADA
Erin Morley

Constance

Erin Morley

Constance

Erin Morley

HOMETOWN: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Karen Cargill

Mère Marie

Karen Cargill

Mère Marie

Karen Cargill

HOMETOWN: ARBROATH, SCOTLAND
Karita Mattila

First Prioress

Karita Mattila

First Prioress

Karita Mattila

HOMETOWN: SOMERO, FINLAND
David Portillo

Chevalier de la Force

David Portillo

Chevalier de la Force

David Portillo

HOMETOWN: SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Jean-François Lapointe

Marquis de la Force

Jean-François Lapointe

Marquis de la Force

Jean-François Lapointe

HOMETOWN: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Canada

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FROM THE PRESS

The Carmélites staging … remains a model of poetic imagery, narrative point and expressive pathos. … an iconic masterpiece. … If only opera were always like this. Financial Times
Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard is an ideal Blanche. She sings with beguiling tenderness in moments of composure, but her voice throbs with penetrating intensity when Blanche is overcome with anxiety … The lovely lyric soprano Erin Morley is wonderful in the role [of Sister Constance]. New York Times