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Articles tagged with "Francis Poulenc"

Opera Essentials: Dialogues des Carmélites

22 May 2014

A quick guide to Poulenc's powerful opera.

Dialogues des Carmélites: Poulenc's homage to some of opera's most famous female characters

21 May 2014

How iconic roles across two hundred years of operatic history inspired Poulenc's writing for the female voice.

The true story behind Dialogues des Carmélites: The execution of the nuns of Compiègne

16 May 2014

The true story that inspired Poulenc’s French Revolution-set opera.

Musical Highlight: The Salve Regina of Dialogues des Carmélites

13 May 2014

Tragedy and transcendence in the finale of Poulenc's greatest work.

10 Operatic Prayers: Divine music in hope of divine intervention

24 April 2014

Operatic characters often look to the heavens, in thanks or in anguished supplication.

BBC Radio 3 broadcasts for spring and summer 2014

27 March 2014

Seven Royal Opera productions will be broadcast including Die Frau ohne Schatten, Faust and Manon Lescaut.