‘Dialogues of the Carmelites,’ an opera, coming to Oakland University stage

Performances run Jan. 16-19, 2020 in Varner Recital Hall Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present the opera Dialogues of the Carmelites — Francis Poulenc’s moving tale of the martyrdom of Carmelite nuns during the French Revolution — from Jan. 16-19 in Varner Recital Hall. “The story follows the arc of a fictionalized character, Blanche de la Force, though the other nuns portrayed in the play were real-life individuals,” said Dr. Drake Dantzler, director and … [Read more...]