Manon Lescaut
  • Edinburgh International Festival

Love, conflict, greed and desire. Manon Lescaut was Puccinis breakthrough hit opera, and its exquisitely tender melodies and churning, surging emotions remain potent today.

Much loved by International Festival audiences, powerhouse Scottish conductor Donald Runnicles has been Music Director of Deutsche Oper Berlin since 2009. He brings his company, with an exceptional cast of international soloists, for this vivid concert performance of Puccinis searching survey of a womans soul.

Superlative star soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes the title role.

Orchestra and Chorus of Deutsche Oper Berlin

Donald Runnicles Conductor

Sondra Radvanovsky Manon Lescaut

Martin Muehle Des Grieux

Thomas Lehman Sergeant Lescaut

Derek Welton Geronte de Ravoir & Sergeant

Ya-Chung Huang Edmondo & Lamplighter

Noel Bouley Landlord

Burkhard Ulrich Ballet Master

Anna Buslidze Musician

Padraic Rowan Commandant

Puccini Manon Lescaut

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