Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Puccini's Manon Lescaut

Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Puccini's Manon Lescaut

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Summary

Mary Jo Heath introduces a performance of Puccini's first operatic triumph, Manon Lescaut, live from the Met in New York. Soprano Anna Netrebko takes the title role as the irresistible courtesan and ultimately doomed heroine, while tenor Marcelo Alvarez plays her obsessive lover Des Grieux. Marco Amiliato conducts the orchestra and chorus, in this production by Richard Eyre. Manon Lescaut. Anna Netrebko (soprano: Manon Lescaut), Christopher Maltman (baritone: Lescaut), Marcelo Alvarez (tenor: Des Grieux), Brindley Sherratt (bass: Geronte), Zach Borichevsky (tenor: Edmondo), Philip Cokorinos (bass: Innkeeper), Avery Amereau (mezzo-soprano: Musician), Scott Scully (tenor: Dancing Master), David Crawford (bass: Sergeant of the Royal Archers), New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Marco Armiliato (conductor).

Cast & Crew

Presenter Mary Jo Heath
Producer Juan Carlos Jaramillo
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