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Performance

VenueRoyal Opera House
Other spaces: Linbury Studio, Ballet Studio, Clore Studio,Floral Hall
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From22nd June 2009
To10th July 2009
WhenJun10 11,25,28, Jul10 1,7,10 at 19:00. Jul10 4 Mat 15:00
What is currently on at Royal Opera House (V377)

Manon

ManonT1923514923
The opera charts Manon's course from wide-eyed innocent to a woman who has seen all too much of the world, and Massenet supplies a lushly romantic score, bursting with life and colour. On her way to the convent where she is destined to spend her days, Manon falls instantly in love with the handsome Des Grieux, and they elope. Torn between her devotion to Des Grieux and the seductiveness of glamour and riches, Manon's voracious appetite for life blazes through the opera. Whilst he only wants the girl, the girl wants to have it all - even if it proves ultimately to be her undoing.
Author Massenet
Lyrics Meilhac
Lyrics Gille
Book by Prevost


Archive :: production:T1923514923, opera or operetta:S2014, venue:V377

Production details

Company

Producer Royal Opera
Producer La Scal Milan
Producer Toulouse Opera
Producer Theatre du Capitole Toulouse
Producer Metropolitan Opera New York
Director Laurent Pelly
Design Chantal Thomas
Lighting Joel Adam
Director Lionel Hoche (movement)
Musical Director Antonio Pappano
Performer Anna Netrebjo (Manon)
Performer Vittorio Grigolo (Chevalier des Grieux)
Performer Russell Braun (Lescaut)
Performer Christophe Mortagne (Guillot de Morfontaine Jun 22/25/28/Jul 1)
Performer Guy de Mey(Guillot de Morfontaine Jul 4 / / 7 / 10) (Guillot de Morfontaine Jul 4//7/10)
Performer William Shimell (Don Alfonso)
Performer Christof Fischesser (Comte des Grieux)
Performer Simona Mihai (Pousette)
Performer Louise Innes (Javotte)
Performer Kai Ruutel (Rosette)
Performer Lynton Black (Innkeeper)

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