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.
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.