Berkeley Chamber Opera presents|
Dialogues of the Carmelites
An opera by Francis Poulenc
Friday April 3rd 7pm
Sunday April 5th 2pm
Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA
The true story of Carmelite nuns caught in the crossfire of the French Revolutions Reign of Terror. This beautiful opera explores dimensions of mortal fear and spiritual redemption while posing thought-provoking questions about the role of faith, sacrifice and violence as a way to bring about change. The work is based on a historic novella by Gertude von Le Fort which had been set to dialogue by Georges Bernanos.
Performed in French with chamber orchestra and English supertitles
Conductor: Jonathan Khuner
Director: Susannah Wood
Brown Paper Tickets: (800) 838-3006
General: $37 in advance, $42 at the door
Student/Senior/Disabled: $25 in advance, $28 at the door
12 and under: free
Alex Boyer, Eliza O'Malley, Liliane Cromer, Hope Briggs, Ellen St. Thomas, Angela Jarosz, Cheryl Moore, Michael Belle, Dee Hoover, Gene Wright, Wayne Wong, Paul Tavernier, Andrew Green
Angelique Alexander, Kirsten Anderson, Elaine Danforth, Mary Garasa, Charlotte Khuner, Jamie Samantha Lee, Tina Lu, Kaitlin McSweeney, Jessica Nicolet, Celia Rodriguez, Sarah Sims, Jonathan Bartlett, Mike O'Malley
By arrangement with Hendon Music, Inc., a Boosey & Hawkes company, Sole Agent in the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Casa Ricordi/Universal Music Publishing Ricordi S.R.I., publisher and copyright owner.
Hillside Club (View)
2286 Cedar St.
Berkeley, CA 94708
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|