Great Performances at the Met - Season 2, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Episode Info

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.


Karita Mattila
as Manon Lescaut
Karita Mattila
as Manon Lescaut
Marcello Giordani
as Chevalier des Grieux
Dwayne Croft
as Lescaut
Dale Travis
as Geronte di Ravoir
Dwayne Croft
as Lescaut
Paul Plishka
as An Inkeeper
Dale Travis
as Geronte
Tamara Mumford
as A Musician
Bernard Fitch
as Dancing Master
James Courtney
as A Sergeant
Tony Stevenson
as A Lamplighter
Richard Bernstein
as A Sea Captain
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