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Articles tagged with "jules massenet"

Manon dance highlights: Four extended pas de deux

19 September 2014

Kenneth MacMillan constructed his dramatic ballet around four pivotal moments.

Who was Abbé Prévost?

16 June 2014

The man who created Manon Lescaut was, like his heroine, full of contradictions.

10 operas adapted from books: From page to stage


23 April 2014

Literature has long provided composers with inspiration.

Opera Essentials: Manon

9 January 2014

A quick guide to Massenet's classic opera.

Manon’s musical highlights: The arias of Massenet's heroine

7 January 2014

We look at a handful of the gorgeous arias composed for this charming, capricious heroine.

Cinderella in cinemas

16 January 2012

As Laurent Pelly's Cinderella screens in cinemas worldwide, an introduction Massenet's fairytale opera.

In pictures: Manon on the Big Screen

2 June 2011

Manon watched by thousands across the UK.