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March 2019

College of Charleston Opera presents Dialogues of the Carmelites

March 1 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on March 3, 2019 at 7:00pm

Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$15 – $20

The College of Charleston Opera will present a production of Francis Poulenc's only full-length opera, “Dialogues of the Carmelites.” It tells a fictional account of the actual events of the Martyrs of Compiègne — the Carmelite nuns who in 1794 refused to renounce their faith during the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution. As a result, they were guillotined in Paris. Premiering in 1957 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, “Dialogues of the Carmelites” was one of the most successful operas of the later decades…

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College of Charleston Opera presents Dialogues of the Carmelites

March 3 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 3, 2019 at 7:00pm

Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
+ Google Map
$15 – $20

The College of Charleston Opera will present a production of Francis Poulenc's only full-length opera, “Dialogues of the Carmelites.” It tells a fictional account of the actual events of the Martyrs of Compiègne — the Carmelite nuns who in 1794 refused to renounce their faith during the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution. As a result, they were guillotined in Paris. Premiering in 1957 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, “Dialogues of the Carmelites” was one of the most successful operas of the later decades…

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