Manon

Manon

At Royal Opera House

Price from € 71.30

The student Des Grieux is devoted to the beautiful courtesan Manon Lescaut and though she loves him passionately she is morally weakand so is easily swayed when her pimp brother promises great wealth in return for her services. As this pitiful human tragedy unfolds, MacMillian's choreographic imagination catches fire, with breathtaking  pas de deux  throughout. Rich period designs by Nicholas Georgiadis bring to life the surface glamour of the 18th Century Parisian demimonde , and a score drawn from music by Massenet is rich in melody and emotion.

 

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Royal Opera House
Bow Street London
WC2E 9DD London

Latecomers will not be admitted

Performance info

Evening performance
Various dates and times

Matinee
Various dates and times

Booked from
2014-10-13

Booked for
2014-11-01

Duration of performance:
2 hours 35 minutes

Directions


(3 mins) The Royal Opera House is off Covent Garden piazza, which is visible from the tube station exit. There is a revolving door entrance at the piazza.

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