Event Name: CCM Opera Series
8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18
DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES
Music and Libretto by Frances Poulenc
Libretto by Emmet Lavery
TBA, guest conductor
Robin Guarino, director
Based on a true story, this haunting opera tells the tale of the Carmelite Nuns, a small order put to death during the French Revolution. The fictional Parisian aristocrat Blanche de la Force attempts to find refuge with the nuns, setting the stage for a psychological study of devotion in the face of terror. Sung in French with English supertitles.
Estimated runtime: 3 hours and 6 minutes with intermission
Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets: $35.50-$39.50; student and group discounts available. Buy tickets online.