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