Parlando: The COC Blog

5/3/2013

Inside Opera: Dialogues des Carmélites

The Canadian Opera Company's popular Inside Opera video series is back, this time with a look at our final production of the spring season, Dialogues des Carmélites

In our latest Inside Opera video, meet three talented Canadian artists starring in Robert Carsen's production of Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites. Sopranos Isabel Bayrakdarian, Adrianne Pieczonka and mezzo-soprano Judith Forst discuss the power and strength found in the music of Poulenc's masterpiece, and discuss how the unique staging elements heighten the anxiety and fear in their performances.

Catch up with the last Inside Opera video, Salome, Playing with Shadows and explore our production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor with: Creating Lucia Part OneCreating Lucia Part Two and William Zeitler and the Glass Armonica.

 

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Photo: Felicity Palmer as Madame de Croissy and Isabel Bayrakdarian as Blanche de la Force in Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Dialogues des Carmélites, 2007. Photo: Robert Kusel.

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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001