Met Opera: Dialogues des Carmelites (Live)
Starring: Isabel Leonard, Karita Mattila, Erin Morley
Release Date: Sat 11 May 2019
Blanche, the timid daughter of an aristocrat, joins the Carmelite order of nuns, against the wishes of her family. In the monastery she meets Constance, a lively peasant girl, who makes a shocking prophecy.
Met Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin 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.