10 June 2014 at 5.01pm | 1 Comment
Jonathan Kent's new production of the opera that shot Puccini to fame is The Royal Opera's first in more than thirty years. We went behind the scenes to bring you a sneak preview, before the 17 June premiere.
Manon Lescaut runs 17 June–7 July 2014. Limited numbers of tickets are still available.
The production is generously supported by Rolex, with generous philanthropic support from Mrs Susan A. Olde OBE, Lord and Lady Laidlaw, Mrs Philip Kan, Marina Kulishova, Mrs Trevor Swete, Quentin Holland, Mercedes T. Bass, Bruce Kovner, the American Friends of Covent Garden and The Manon Lescaut Production Syndicate.
The production will be relayed live to cinemas around the world on 24 June 2014. Find your nearest cinema and sign up to our mailing list.