Massenet - Manon | Dynamic CDS7751

Massenet - Manon

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Label: Dynamic

Cat No: CDS7751

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 14th October 2016

Contents

Artists

Annick Massis
Alessandro Liberatore
Roger Joakim
Papuna Tchuradze
Patrick Delcour
Pierre Doyen
Sandra Pastrana
Sabine Conzen
Alexise Yerna
Orchestra & Chorus of the Opera Royal de Wallonie-Liege

Conductor

Patrick Davin

Works

Massenet, Jules

Manon

Artists

Annick Massis
Alessandro Liberatore
Roger Joakim
Papuna Tchuradze
Patrick Delcour
Pierre Doyen
Sandra Pastrana
Sabine Conzen
Alexise Yerna
Orchestra & Chorus of the Opera Royal de Wallonie-Liege

Conductor

Patrick Davin

About

This recording features Annick Massis as Manon and the tenor Alessandro Liberatore in his debut as De Grieux. Both artists are distinguished interpreters of the leading roles.

Manon is Massenet's most popular and enduring opera. Following its première, it quickly conquered the world's stages and has continued to maintain its important place in the repertory ever since. It represents the quintessential charm and vitality of the music and culture of the Parisian Belle Époque.

The opera became a mainstay of the Opéra-Comique in Paris, reaching its 1,000th performance there in 1919.

Available on DVD and CD

Cast:
- Manon: Lescaut Annick Massis
- Le chevalier Des Grieux: Alessandro Liberatore
- Le comte Des Grieux: Roger Joakim
- Guillot de Morfontaine: Papuna Tchuradze
- De Brétigny: Patrick Delcour
- Lescaut: Pierre Doyen
- Poussette: Sandra Pastrana
- Javotte: Sabine Conzen
- Rosette: Alexise Yerna

Recording date & place: October 2014, Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège, Belgium

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