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Saturday, March 5, 2016 Permalink

Met Opera: Manon Lescaut


Manon Lescaut
by Giacomo Puccini


Kristine Opolais sings the title role of the country girl who transforms herself into a Parisian temptress, while Roberto Alagna is the dashing student who desperately woos her. Director Richard Eyre places the action in occupied France in a film noir setting.


Conductor: Fabio Luisi        



Manon Lescaut: Kristine Opolais

des Grieux: Roberto Alagna

Lescaut: Massimo Cavalletti

Geronte: Brindley Sherratt


Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs 8 min