Manon - Opéra Royal de Wallonie (2014) - Manon - Opéra Royal de Wallonie (2014)

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Directly inspired by the famous account published in the 18th century by the abbot Prévost, Massenet transforms Manon into a veritable legend and the work remains one of the most popular of the French repertoire. This literary era that attracted Massenet and his librettists, who were steeped at the time in the fashion of crinolines and "fêtes galantes", intersects with the 19th-century evocation of taboos and fantasies. Manon, a "woman-child" who is at once innocently naive and monstrously manipulative, revives the notion that, in the 18th century, a liberated woman like Carmen or Violetta violates the laws of society and necessarily must face a tragic end...

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Schedule

October 16, 2014 20:00:00

October 19, 2014 15:00:00

October 21, 2014 20:00:00

October 23, 2014 20:00:00

October 25, 2014 20:00:00

Casting

Annick Massis

Alessandro Liberatore

Roger Joakim

Pierre Doyen

Sandra Pastrana

Sabine Conzen

Alexise Yerna

Papuna Tchuradze

Patrick Delcour

Work's characters list

Manon Lescaut

Le Chevalier Des Grieux

Le Comte des Grieux

Lescaut

Poussette

Javotte

Rosette

Guillot de Morfontaine

De Brétigny

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