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Manon (DVD Box Set) - Netrebko,Villazón, Fischesser

Item# 1000002270

Manon (DVD Box Set)
Composer: Jules Massenet
Release Date: September 23, 2008
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

Anna Netrebko
Rolando Villazón
Christof Fischesser
Alfredo Daza
Rémy Corazza

Orchestra: Staatskapelle Berlin
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Running Time: 158 minutes
Subtitle Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Spanish
Region: Region Free, Worldwide

Massenet’s most popular work, based on Abbe Prévost’s novel Manon Lescaut, premiered at Paris’s Opéra-Comique in 1884. Laurent Pelly, who created the Met’s new production of the opera, says: “Manon is an adventure that amuses, moves, and frightens us. The title character is lively, free, young, and feckless—and she manipulates all the men around her purely for her own pleasure. Anna Netrebko is remarkable in the part—she has sex appeal, a bewitching voice, and she is an extraordinary actress.”

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