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Manon : opera in five acts

Manon : opera in five acts / by Jules Massenet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac & Philippe Gille, after a novel by Abbé Prévost ; from the Staatsoper Unter den Linden.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.
Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York, NY : Manufactured and marketed by Universal Music Classical, [2008], ©2008.

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Additional Authors
  • Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763.
  • Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897
  • Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901
  • Netrebko, Anna
  • Villazón, Rolando
  • Fischesser, Christof
  • Daza, Alfredo
  • Corazza, Rémy
  • Kataja, Arttu
  • Alattar, Hanan
  • James, Gal, 1977-
  • Meula, Silvia de la.
  • Vieweg, Matthias
  • Barenboim, Daniel, 1942-
  • Paterson, Vincent.
  • Leiacker, Johannes.
  • Hilferty, Susan.
  • Schuler, Duane.
  • Morell, Andreas.
  • Fleischer, Bernhard.
  • Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin. Chor, performer.
  • Staatskapelle Berlin, performer.
  • Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
2 videodiscs (158 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
On her way to a convent to become a nun, the young, fickle Manon eventually runs away with Des Grieux, then abandons him, eventually is reunited with him but through a series of complications is imprisoned and condemned to death.
  • Bonus: behind the scenes, discography, trailers (19 min.)
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, German and French in container.
Credits (note)
  • Stage director and choreography, Vincent Paterson ; stage design, Johannes Leiacker ; costume design, Susan Hilferty ; lighting design, Duane Schuler ; video director, Andreas Morell; produced by Bernhard Fleischer ; a co-production of Los Angeles Opera and Staatsoper Unter den Linden.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance, Apr./May 2007, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French with optional subtitles in French, English, German, Spanish, and Chinese.
  • ocn261339922
  • 261339922
  • SCSB-9053971
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