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Manon Lescaut (2008)


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Published: [London]: EMI Classics, [2008]
Description:  1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6312409236 :,
Language:  Italian

Lyric drama in four acts, based on a novel by Abbé Prévost

"A Metropolitan Opera high-definition production"--Container

Program notes by David Hamilton and synopsis in English (9 p. : ports.) inserted in container

Bonus: backstage a the Met with Renée Fleming, Karita Mattila and Marcello Giordani; backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming interviews animal trainers Nancy and Paul novograd; backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming interviews Met technical director Joe. Clark

Karita Mattila (Manon Lescaut) ; Marcello Giordani (Des Grieux) ; Dwayne Croft (Lescaut) ; Sean Panikkar (Edmondo) ; Paul Plishka (An inkeeper) ; Dale Travis (Geronte) ; Tamara Mumford (A musician) ; Bernard Fitch (Dancing master) ; James Courtney (A sergeant) ; Tony Stevenson (A lamplighter) ; Richard Bernstein (A sea captain) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor ; Renée Fleming, host

Recorded: live from the Met, 16 February 2008

DVD-9; sound formats: LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC 16:9

Sung in Italian; subtitles in Italian, English, German, French and Spanish; commentary and interviews in English

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