Met Live in HD: Dialogues des Carmélites

Met Live in HD: Dialogues des Carmélites

Series | 05/11/2019 | 12:00PM

Please join us for a complimentary pre-opera lecture in The Paramount Theater Auditorium.  The pre-show lecture for Dialogues des Carmélites will be conducted by Brenda Patterson, mezzo-soprano, former Metropolitan Opera Principal Artist, and Director of Music of Victory Hall Opera.

Francis Poulenc
Run Time: 3 hours, 9 minutes
Pre-Opera Lecture: Tim Snider
Approximate intermission time: 2:30PM
Approximate end time: 4:10PM
Live Performance Broadcast

Sung in: French

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress.

Production a gift of Francis Goelet

About the Met Live in HD:

In December 2006, The Metropolitan Opera launched The Met Live in HD, a series of performance transmissions shown live in high definition in movie theaters around the world. The series expanded from an initial six transmissions to ten in the 2014-15 season and today reaches more than 2,000 venues in 70 countries across six continents. The Live in HD performances are later also shown on public television, and a number of them have been released on DVD. In partnership with the New York City Department of Education and the Metropolitan Opera Guild, the Met has developed a nationwide program for students to attend Live in HD transmissions for free in their schools.  The Paramount began broadcasting during the in 2008-09 season and is pleased to continue to present this series for the community.

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Showtimes: 12:00PM
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Ticket Prices

  • $ 18.00 STUDENT
  • $ 23.00 SENIOR (65 & OVER)
  • $ 25.00 ADULT

Schedule of Events

  • May 11, 2019 | 12:00PM
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  • Isabel Leonard as "Blanche de la Force"
  • Adrianne Pieczonka as "Mme Lidoine"
  • Erin Morley as "Constance"
  • Karen Cargill as "Mère Marie"
  • Karita Mattila as "Mme. De Croissy"
  • David Portillo as "Chevalier de la Force"
  • Jean-François Lapointe as "Marquis de la Force"


Francis Poulenc