Dialogues des Carmélites (Teatro alla Scala)

Overview

Freely adapted from a literary work by French belletrist Georges Bernanos (Diary of a Country Priest), this Francis Poulenc opera was mounted at Milan's Teatro degli Arcimboldi in 2004. It co-stars Christopher Robertson as Le Marquis de la Force, Dagmar Schellenberger as Blanche, Gordon Gietz as Le Chevalier and Anja Silja as Madame de Croissy. The Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala lend musical accompaniment, under the baton of Riccardo Muti, with Bruno Casoni serving as chorus master. Michael Levine ...
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Overview

Freely adapted from a literary work by French belletrist Georges Bernanos (Diary of a Country Priest), this Francis Poulenc opera was mounted at Milan's Teatro degli Arcimboldi in 2004. It co-stars Christopher Robertson as Le Marquis de la Force, Dagmar Schellenberger as Blanche, Gordon Gietz as Le Chevalier and Anja Silja as Madame de Croissy. The Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala lend musical accompaniment, under the baton of Riccardo Muti, with Bruno Casoni serving as chorus master. Michael Levine designed the sets, Falk Bauer created the costumes, Jean Kalman did the lighting and Robert Carsen directed for the stage.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2011
  • UPC: 807280731590
  • Original Release: 2004
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Time: 2:29:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 45,353

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dagmar Schellenberger Blanche
Gordon Gietz Le Chevalier
Anja Silja Madame de Croissy
Gwynne Geyer Madame Lidoine
Barbara Dever Mère Marie de l'Incarnation
Laura Aikin Sæur Constance de Saint-Denis
Annamaria Popescu Mère Jeanne de l'Enfant-Jésus
Sara Allegretta Sæur Mathilde
Mario Bolognesi L'aumônier
Giuseppe Altomare Officier
Gregory Bonfatti Premier Commissaire
Ernesto Panariello Deuxième Commissaire
Philippe Fourcade Le Geôlier
Danilo Serraiocco Thierry
Francesco Musinu Monsieur Javelinot
Sae Kyung Rim Voix de Femme
Christopher Robertson Le Marquis de la Force
Riccardo Muti Conductor
Technical Credits
Carlo Battistoni Director
Falk Bauer Costumes/Costume Designer
Michael Levine Set Decoration/Design
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dialogues des Carmelites
1. Opening [2:06]
2. Où est Blanche ? [3:23]
3. Les soldats surviennent à temps [3:15]
4. Blanche, votre frère avait grande hâte [3:42]
5. Son imagination va toujours d'un extrëme à l'autre [1:29]
6. Je vois qu'il n'y a heureusement rien de grave [2:13]
7. Mon enfant chérie [2:09]
8. Prélude [:46]
9. N'allez pas croire que ce fauteuil [3:13]
10. Je vois que les sévérités [1:53]
11. Ma fille, les bonnes gens se demandent [3:02]
12. Vous pleurez ? [2:25]
13. Prélude [1:12]
14. Encore ces maudites fèves ! [2:56]
15. Vous n'avez pas honte de parler ainsi [2:55]
16. Oh ! Soeur Blance [2:51]
17. Prélude [1:05]
18. Ayez la bonté de relever ce coussin [4:35]
19. C'est moi qui ai introduit [2:26]
20. Relevez-vous, ma fille [1:52]
21. Dieu se glorifie dans ses saints [2:29]
22. Monsieur Javelinot, je vous prie [2:38]
23. Mère Marie de l'Incarnation ! [2:00]
24. Le révérende mère veut que vous approchiez [2:41]
25. Qui Lazarum resuscitasti a monumento foetidum [2:22]
26. Que faites-vous ? [2:33]
27. Soeur Blanche, je trouve notre croix [1:44]
28. Pensez à la mort de notre chère mère [2:10]
29. Mes chères filles [5:18]
30. Mes soeurs, Sa Révérence vient de nous dire [2:57]
31. Que se passe-t-il ? [2:12]
32. Prélude [1:43]
33. Pourgoui vous tenez-vous ainsi depuis vingt minutes [1:59]
34. Dans des temps comme ceux-ci [2:45]
35. Oh! ne me quittez pas sur un adieu de fâcherie ! [2:24]
36. Remettez-vous, soeur Blanche [1:32]
37. Prélude [:43]
38. Mes chères filles [2:31]
39. Qu'allez-vous devenir ? [3:03]
40. On a tiré la clochette ! [1:30]
41. Où sont les religieuses ? [3:30]
42. Mes soeurs, notre révérende mère viendra [2:09]
43. Parlez-leur, mon père [4:18]
44. II y a une seule opposition [2:04]
45. Citoyennes, nous vous félicitons [2:01]
46. Soeur Gérald, il faut absolument [1:58]
47. Prélude [1:35]
48. C'est vous ! [4:06]
49. Soeur Blanche de l'Agonie du Christ ! [1:31]
50. Interlude [1:10]
51. Mes filles, voilà que s'achève notre première nuit [5:31]
52. Le tribunal révolutionnaire expose [2:42]
53. Mes filles, j'ai désiré de tout mon coeur [2:12]
54. Elles sont condamnées à mort [2:05]
55. Prélude [2:35]
56. Salve Regina, mater misericordiae [7:37]
57. Credits [3:49]
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Disc #1 -- Dialogues des Carmelites
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