Live from the Met: Dialogues des Carmelites

May 3, 2013
The opening scene of Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) Patricia Racette as Madam Lidoine in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues Des Carmelites</em>. (Beatriz Schiller / Metropolitan Opera) David Pittsinger as Marquis de la Force and Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) Erin Morley as Constance in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) Erin Morley as Constance and Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) Felicity Palmer as First Prioress and Elizabeth Bishop as Mere Marie in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) Erin Morley as Constance and Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) David Pittsinger as Marquis de la Force and Paul Appleby Chevalier de la Force in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force and Felicity Palmer as First Prioress in Poulenc's <em>Dialogues des Carmelites</em>. (Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera)

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Tune in at 12:00 p.m. on May 4 for a live broadcast of Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmelites from the Metropolitan Opera, and enjoy a slideshow from the production.

In 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 Langree conducts this dramatic work with one of the most haunting final moments in opera.

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