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Manon (Opera National de Paris)

Overview

For opera fans who may have missed Gilbert Deflo's lavish production when it premiered at Paris' legendary Bastille in June of 1997, this filmed version of the performance is certainly the next best thing to being there. Conducted by Jesus Lopez-Cobos and featuring the remarkable period costumes of William Orlando, Manon also offers actress Renee Fleming in the role that she has publicly claimed as her personal favorite. Also featuring the talents of Marcelo Alvarez, Jean-Luc Chaignaud, Alain Vernhes, and Michel ...
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Overview

For opera fans who may have missed Gilbert Deflo's lavish production when it premiered at Paris' legendary Bastille in June of 1997, this filmed version of the performance is certainly the next best thing to being there. Conducted by Jesus Lopez-Cobos and featuring the remarkable period costumes of William Orlando, Manon also offers actress Renee Fleming in the role that she has publicly claimed as her personal favorite. Also featuring the talents of Marcelo Alvarez, Jean-Luc Chaignaud, Alain Vernhes, and Michel Sénéchal, this performance is highlighted by the choir and orchestra of l'Opera de Paris.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/31/2009
  • UPC: 807280700398
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Time: 2:44:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 83,431

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Renée Fleming Manon Lescaut
Marcelo Alvarez Le Chevalier Des Grieux
Jean-Luc Chaignaud Lescaut
Alain Vernhes Le Comte Des Grieux
Michel Sénéchal Guillot e Morfontaine
Franck Ferrari Monsieur de Brétigny
Jaël Azzaretti Poussette
Isabelle Cals Javotte
Delphine Haidan Rosette
Christophe Fel L'hôtelier
Josep Miquel Ribot Deux gardes
Nigel Smith Deux gardes
Sandrine Seubille La servante
Jesús López-Cobos Conductor
Technical Credits
Gilbert Deflo Director
William Orlandi Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Ana Yepes Choreography
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Manon
1. Prelude [3:47]
2. Guillot, Brétigny, Poussette, Javotte, Rosette, L'Hôtelier "Holà! Hé! Monsieur l[hotelier!" [6:11]
3. Lescaut, Chceur, Manon "Allez à auberge voisine" [3:52]
4. Manon, Chceur, Lescaut, Guillot, Brétigny "Je suis encore tout étourdie" [5:10]
5. Pousette, Javotte, Rosette, Brétigny, Guillot, Lescaut "Revenez, Guillot, Revenez" [2:20]
6. Lecaut, Manon "Regardez-moi bien dans les yeux" [4:24]
7. Manon, Des Grieux "Voyons, Manon, plus de chimères" [4:37]
8. Des Grieux, Manon, Poussette, Javotte, Rosette, Lescaut "Et je sais votre nom" [8:16]
9. Des Grieux, Manon Prélude [3:14]
10. Manon, Des Grieux "On l'appelle Manon" [3:51]
11. Lescaut, Brétigny, Des Grieux, Manon "Enfin, les amoureux, je vous tiens tous les deux" [9:27]
12. Manon "Allons! Il le faut" [1:00]
13. Manon "Je ne suis que faiblesse" [1:06]
15. Des Grieux, Manon "En fermant les yeux" [5:21]
14. Manon, Des Grieux "Adieu, notre petite table" [5:13]
Disc #2 -- Manon
1. Chceur, Lescaut "C'est fête au Cours - la-Reine!" [:15]
2. Lescaut, Guillot, Poussette, Javotte, Rosette, Brétigny "A quoi bon l' économie" [1:52]
3. Chceur, Brétigny, Manon "Voici les èlégantes!" [5:07]
4. Manon "Je marche sur tous les chemins" [2:21]
5. Manon, Brétigny, Le Comte "Obéissons quand leur voix appelle" [3:08]
6. Manon, Le Comte, Brétigny, Guillot, Lescaut "Pardon! Mais j'étais là" [6:33]
7. Chceur, Brétigny, Guillot "L'opéra! Voici l' opéra" [4:49]
8. Ballet [1:51]
9. Manon, Lescaut "Non, sa vie à la mienne" [2:46]
10. Chceur, Des Grieux, Le Comte "Quelle éloquence" [1:29]
11. Le Comte, Des Grieux "Épouse quelque brave fille" [5:03]
12. Des Grieux "Je suis seul.... Ah! Fuyez, douce image" [1:48]
13. Manon, Des Grieux "Pardonnez-moi, Dieu de toute puissance" [5:45]
14. Manon, Des Grieux "Oui, je fis cruelle et coupable!" [3:58]
15. Manon, Des Grieux "N'est-ce plus ma main que cete main presse?" [3:30]
16. Chceur, Lescaut "Faites vos jeux, Messieurs!" [4:35]
17. Chceur, Lecaut "Le joueur sans prudence livre tout au hasard" [1:29]
18. Poussette, Javotte, Rosette, Guillot, Des Grieux, Lescaut, Manon "À L'Hôtel de Transylvanie" [:27]
19. Des Grieux, Manon, Lescaut, Poussette, Ja Votte, Rosette "Manon! Manon sphinx étonnant" [2:04]
20. Manon, Poussette, Ja Votte, Rosette, Guillot, Des Grieux, Lescaut, Le Comte "A nous les amours et les roses" [6:47]
21. Le Comte, Manon, Des Grieux, Poussette, Ja Votte, Rosette, Guillot "Oui je viens l'arracher à le honte" [5:53]
22. Des Grieux, Lescaut "Manon! Pauvre Manon!" [2:34]
23. Manon, Des Grieux "Tu pleurs!" [5:02]
24. Credits [15:20]
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