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|Manon Lescaut is the classic Fallen Woman.
|WELSH NATIONAL OPERA - MANON LESCAUT|
Manon has been seduced. As an impressionable young woman she wanted it all. She wanted to taste the tempting fruit of adult life. Now just months later she has discovered that the fruit is rotten at the core. Does Manon have any chance of salvation?
Puccini charts her rapid descent from innocent to criminal with feverish intensity. If you enjoy La bohème, Madam Butterfly and Tosca you will want to explore Puccini’s breakthrough hit and first great opera.
By setting this production in the contemporary world we all recognise, Mariusz Trelinski’s production brings this breathless tale of obsession and self-destruction urgently to life.
This production contains moments of adult content.There are flashing images on digital screens throughout this performance. There are no strobe effects.
Manon Lescault Puccini
Sung in Italian with surtitles in English
Manon Lescaut Chiara Taigi
Chevalier des Grieux Gwyn Hughes Jones
Lescaut David Kempster
Geronte di Ravoir Stephen Richardson
Conductor Lothar Koenigs
Director Mariusz Trelinski
Set Designer Boris Kudlicka
Costume Designer Magdalena Musial
Lighting Designer Felice Ross
Video Projection Designer Bartek Macias
Choreographer Tomasz Wygoda
Co production with Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa, Warsaw and the Theatre Royale de la Monnaie, Brussels
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