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Massenet's Manon

Vincent Huguet (stage director), Dan Ettinger (conductor) — With Pretty Yende (Manon), Benjamin Bernheim (Le chevalier des Grieux)...

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Cast

Vincent Huguet — Stage director
Aurélie Maestre — Set designer
Clémence Pernoud — Costumes
Bertrand Couderc — Lighting designer
Jean-François Kessler — Choreographer
Louis Geisler — Dramaturgy
Pretty Yende — Manon
Benjamin Bernheim — Le chevalier des Grieux
Ludovic Tézier — Lescaut
Roberto Tagliavini — Le comte des Grieux
Rodolphe Briand — Guillot de Morfontaine
Pierre Doyen — De Brétigny
Cassandre Berthon — Poussette
Alix Le Saux — Javotte
Jeanne Ireland — Rosette
Philippe Rouillon — L'hôtelier
Julien Joguet — Garde

Program notes

“Manon is like any person who, strolling down the street one day, glances up at a second-story window and catches a glimpse of a different life,” explains Vincent Huguet about his staging of Massenet’s Manon, “a life that she suddenly desires ardently … and will do anything to have.” In his update of Prévost’s famous novel, Huguet demonstrates, with empathy and acuity, that Manon’s tale could really be anyone’s.

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Directed by:
François-René Martin
Venue: Opéra Bastille (Paris, France)
Production date: 2020
Duration: 2 h 52 min
Production: © Opéra National de Paris - Telmondis ; with the participation of France Télévisions
Available subtitle(s): EN, FR
Resolution: Full HD

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Tuesday, March 25, 2025