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Articles tagged with "Manon Lescaut"

Puccini unpacked: A guide to one of the most-loved operatic composers

4 June 2015

The Italian composer created some of opera’s most enchanting romances.

Opera in the City of Love: Paris as muse

13 May 2015

Composers have been inspired by everything about the French capital – from its seediness to its troubled political history – but most of all by its air of romance.

Nominations for Olivier Awards 2015 announced

9 March 2015

Nominees include Jonas Kaufmann, Christopher Wheeldon, and The Royal Opera's offsite programme in collaboration with Shakespeare's Globe and the Roundhouse.

Manon Lescaut to be relayed to US cinemas during summer 2014

8 July 2014

Screenings to take place from 21 July to 13 August in selected movie theatres.

How to Stage an Opera: the ugliness of Manon Lescaut

1 July 2014

Why Jonathan Kent and Paul Brown’s production focuses on the ugly side of Puccini’s opera.

Your reaction: Manon Lescaut in cinemas 2014

24 June 2014

What did you think of our live relay of Jonathan Kent’s new production of Puccini’s tragedy, starring Kristīne Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann?

Watch: Members of the cast and creative team on Manon Lescaut

24 June 2014

Another chance to see the backstage films screened as part of our live cinema relay.

Watch: Kristīne Opolais and Christopher Maltman on Manon Lescaut’s innocence (or lack thereof)

23 June 2014

Should we pity Puccini’s heroine’s untimely demise?

Puccini's Manon Lescaut to be relayed live to cinemas across the world on 24 June 2014

20 June 2014

The opera - starring Kristīne Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann - will also be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on 1 July.

Your reaction: Manon Lescaut

17 June 2014

What did you think of Jonathan Kent's new production of Puccini's first great success?

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