MET Opera - Dialogues des Carmélite

movie details

Director:
Yannick Nézet - Séguin
Cast:

Blanche de la Force (Isabel Leonard), Mme. Lidoine (Adrianne Pieczonka), Constance (ErinMorley), Mère Marie (Karen Cargill), First Prioress (Karita Mattila), Chevalier de la Force (DavidPortillo), Marquis de la Force (Dwayne Croft)

Release:
27/07/2019
Length:
209 Mins
Genre:
Opera
Distributor:
Sharmill Films

synopsis

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'sdevastating 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 Fren...