Backstage at Lyric #30, 15. September 2008
Discovery Series: Manon with Natalie Dessay, Jonas Kaufmann, and Emmanuel Villaume
Download/listen: Lyric Opera of Chicago
A sweet country girl fluctuates between a life of luxury and one of true love – bad idea! Soon enough she's speeding toward perdition. Natalie Dessay (Manon), Jonas Kaufmann (Des Grieux), and conductor Emmanuel Villaume in a discussion of Massenet's opera and the Abbé Prévost story that inspired it.
 
 






 
 
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