- Paolo Montarsolo
- Anita Nitescu
- Richard Mosley-Evans
- Sarah Connolly
- Christopher Lemmings
- Kevin Sharp
- Michael Hart-Davis
- Antonello Palombi
- Patrick Denniston
Notes & Reviews:
... humor is threaded through the action - Manon's Parisian retinue is a wonderful parade of high camp, and as events spiral toward her arrest the action moves with the deftness of French farce. It is faultlessly plotted.
< i>Manon Lescaut, Giacomo Puccini's first major success, is a work of impassioned emotions based on the 18th-centruy novel by Abbe Prevost, depicting the doomed infatuation of Chevalier des Grieux for beautiful, fun-loving Manon. Puccini clothes the story in warmly passionate music that makes a direct appeal to the listener's emotion.
Featuring Patric Denniston, Adina Nitescu, Roberto De Candia and more.Notes & Reviews:
Run Time: 126 min.
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 1.33:1, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM,
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
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Works DetailsPuccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut
- Performers: Antonello Palombi; Patrick Denniston; Paolo Montarsolo; Anita Nitescu; Richard Mosley-Evans; Sarah Connolly; Christopher Lemmings; Kevin Sharp; Michael Hart-Davis
- Conductor: John Gardiner
- Ensemble: Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra Chorus
- Running Time: 125 min. sec.
- Period Time: Post Romantic
- Form: Opera/Operetta
- Written: 1893
- Studio/Live: Live