MANON LESCAUT                                                              Operamania.com

Giacomo Puccini

Libretto by Marco Praga, Domenico Oliva, Luigi Illica, Giuseppe Giacosa and Giulio Ricordi. Based on the novel by Abbe Prévost.

First performed at the Teatro Regio de Turín on 1 February 1893.

 

Orchestra. Conductor. Manon, Des Grieux, Lescaut, Edmondo, Geronte, Un musico

 

D.G. 1984

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Philharmonia Orchestra. Giuseppe Sinopoli

Mirella Freni, Plácido Domingo, Renato Bruson, Robert Gambill, Kurt Rydl, Brigitte Fassbaender

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EMI, 1971

Ambrosian Opera Chorus / New Philharmonia Orchestra. Bruno Bartoletti

Montserrat Caballé, Plácido Domingo, Vicente Sardinero, Robert Tear, Noël Mangin, Delia Wallis

 

DECCA, 1992

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus. James Levine

Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Dwayne Croft, Ramón Vargas, Giuseppe Taddei, Cecilia Bartoli

 

DECCA, 1987

Orchestra & Coro del Teatro Comunale di Bologna. Riccardo Chailly

Kiri Te Kanawa, Josep Carreras, Paolo Coni,  William Matteuzzi, Italo Tajo, Margarita Zimmermann

 

EMI, 1957

Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano. Tullio Serafin

Maria Callas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Giulio Fioravanti, Dino Formachini, Franco Calabrese, Fiorenza Cossotto

 
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