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Manon Lescaut Digital Programme

A digital programme containing specially selected films, articles and exclusives to bring you closer to the production.

£2.99

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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to your Digital Guide.

Music from Manon Lescaut

Music from Manon Lescaut

Listen to excerpts from a recording of Manon Lescaut, Puccini's first great operatic success.

Background

Background

'A desperate passion': Puccini and the composition of Manon Lescaut

The Story

The Story

A full synopsis of this production

Rehearsal Pictures of Manon Lescaut

Rehearsal Pictures of Manon Lescaut

The first pictures of the rehearsals for Manon Lescaut at the Royal Opera House

Jonathan Kent

Jonathan Kent

A profile of the acclaimed director of this new production of Manon Lescaut, including a look at his previous work with The Royal Opera.

Biographies

Biographies

Production team, Conductor and principal singers for this Season's performances

Information

Information

Performances, screenings, timings and Royal Opera staff

The power of place

The power of place

A look at Puccini’s attention to detail in the musical evocation of the settings of his operas. Puccini's operas take audiences to a variety of locations from the exotic and romantic to the foreboding and perilous.

Performance photographs

Performance photographs

Photographs from Jonathan Kent's new production of Manon Lescaut.

Puccini's first major success

Puccini's first major success

Manon Lescaut, the composer's third opera, proved to be Puccini's first major success, despite a turbulent genesis. By Helen Greenwald

Live Cinema Cast

Live Cinema Cast

Full cast for the Live Cinema broadcast on 24 June 2014

Antonio Pappano introduces the music of Manon Lescaut

Antonio Pappano introduces the music of Manon Lescaut

Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera, introduces the music of Manon Lescaut

Who was Abbé Prévost?

Who was Abbé Prévost?

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