Puccini - Manon Lescaut
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Puccini - Manon Lescaut
Famed soprano Renée Fleming hosts this filmed Metropolitan Opera production of Giacomo Puccini's classic 1893 opera Manon Lescaut, starring Finnish performer Karita Mattila as the title character, and co-starring Sean Panikkar as Edmondo, Marcello Giordani as Des Grieux and Dwayne Croft as Lescaut. James Levine conducts; The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet provide added accompaniment and support. This particular film debuted on an unusual note, as one in a series of operas given mainstream, High-Definition cinema release in the United States. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi