|Date and venue||Title|
Guildhall School Theatre
|Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites at the Guildhall Schol of Music|
|In 1790s France, a young noblewoman, Blanche de La Force, decides to enter a Carmelite convent. As the increasingly paranoid revolutionaries close in, Blanche, her family and the nuns hold a series of discussions on their circumstances, the danger, their faith and, ultimately, their martyrdom. You might think that it doesn't sound much like exciting material for a dynamic, dramatic opera - but you'd be wrong.|
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