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Opera Encore Performance: Dialogues of the Carmelites (Poulenc)

Hosted by the Consul of the The Hague French Language Exchange Group
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Sun 26 May 11:00 - 14:30

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Dialogues des Carmélites (Dialogues of the Carmelites) is an opera in three acts, divided into twelve scenes with linking orchestral interludes, with music and libretto by Francis Poulenc, completed in Protected content . The composer's second opera, Poulenc wrote the libretto after the work of the same name by Georges Bernanos. The opera tells a fictionalised version of the story of the Martyrs of Compiègne, Carmelite nuns who, in Protected content the closing days of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution, were guillotined in Paris for refusing to renounce their vocation.