Manon Lescaut (The Metropolitan Opera)

Overview

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, ...
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Overview

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.
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Special Features

Backstage at the Met with Renée Fleming, Karita Mattila and Marcello Giordani
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/16/2008
  • EAN: 5099921742095
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: Warner Classics
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo / DTS
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 2:17:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 59,622

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Karita Mattila Manon Lescaut
Metropolitan Opera Ballet
Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Sean Panikkar Edmondo
Marcello Giordani Des Grieux
Dwayne Croft Lescaut
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
Renée Fleming Host
James Levine Conductor
Technical Credits
Brian Large Director
Louisa Briccetti Producer
Peter Gelb Executive Producer
Desmond Heeley Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Victoria Warivonchik Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Lescaut
1. Introduction by Renée Fleming [1:28]
2. Act I: Ave, Sera Gentile [4:31]
3. Act I: L'Amor? L'Amor? [:57]
4. Act I: Tra Voi, Belle, Brune e Bionde [1:11]
5. Act I: Ma Bravo! [1:54]
6. Act I: Discendo... Vediam! [2:04]
7. Act I: Cortese Damigella [3:40]
8. Act I: Donna Non Vidi Mai [2:18]
9. Act I: La Tua Ventura Ci Rassicura [6:09]
10. Act I: La Tua Prosperpina [2:11]
11. Act I: Vedete? Lo Son Fedele [4:06]
12. Act I: Non C'è Più Vino? [1:44]
13. Act I: Di Sedur La Sorellina è Il Momento! [4:31]
14. Backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming Interviews Karita Mattila [5:05]
15. Act II: Disoettosetto Questo Riccio! [5:24]
16. Act II: In Quelle Trine Morbide [2:41]
17. Act II: Poiché Tu Vuoi Saper [3:08]
18. Act II: Che Ceffi Son Costor?... Sulla Vetta Tu Del Monte [2:09]
19. Act II: Paga Costor! [1:22]
20. Act II: Minuet [9:03]
21. Act II: Oh, Sarò La Più Bella... Tu, Tu Amore? Tu! [3:32]
22. Act II: Ah!... Affé, Madamigella [4:43]
23. Act II: Senti, Di Qui Patiamo... Ah! Manon, Mi Tradisco [2:15]
24. Act II: Lescaut!... Tu Quì? [3:38]
25. Backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming Interviews Marcello Giordani [4:01]
26. Intermezzo: The Imprisonment - The Voyage to Le Havre [3:49]
27. Act III: Ansia Eterna, Crudel [5:25]
28. Act III: ...E Kate Rispose al Re [4:35]
29. Act III: All'armi! All'armi! [2:53]
30. Act III: Rosetta!... Eh, Che Aria! [1:50]
31. Act III: Presto! In Fila! Marciate!... No! Pazzo Son! [3:55]
32. Act IV: Tutta Su Me Ti Posa [6:31]
33. Act IV: Manon, Senti, Amor Mio [3:03]
34. Act IV: Sei Tu Che Piangi? [2:01]
35. Act IV: Sola, Perduta, Abbandonata [5:27]
36. Act IV: Fra Le Tue Braccia, Amore [4:57]
37. End Credits [7:56]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Lescaut
   Play Opera
   Scene Selection
   Bonus
      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
   Audio
      LPCM Stereo
      DTS Surround
   Subtitles
      English
      French
      German
      Italian
      Spanish
      Subtitles Off
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