Opera Notre Dame présents Francis Poulenc's Dialogues Des Carmélites
The outbreak of the French Revolution led to wholly unexpected manifestations of hatred for the Christian faith. During the space of a few months, veritable throngs of priests and religious were led to the guillotine and executed. Among the victims were 16 Carmelites belonging to a convent in Compiegne which had enjoyed special favors under the old regime. The present story is based upon their history...
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