Metropolitan Opera Image Name: Metropolitan Opera "Dialogues des Carmelites Description: Metropolitan Opera Season premiere of Francis Poulenc's"Dialogues Des Carmelites" with Patricia Racette as Blanche de la Force, Christine Goerke as Mme Lidoine, Heidy Grant Murphy as Constance, Stephanie Blythe as Mere Marie, Felicity Palmer as First Prioress, Matthew Polenzani as Chevalier de la Force, and James Courtney as Marquis de la Force in the John Dexter production directed by David kneuss and conducted by James Conlon.

Opera Night direct from the Metropolitan Opera of New York, presented by Margaret Juntwait

Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites

Poulenc’s masterpiece makes a rare return to the repertory with a fine cast led by Patricia Racette, Felicity Palmer, and Isabel Leonard. Louis Langrée conducts this dramatic work with one of the most haunting final moments in opera.

RTÉ lyric fm, Saturday 4  May, 7pm-10pm