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Astrid Weber in Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut

Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut

2007 NR

Astrid Weber, Heiko Trinsinger, Zurab Zurabishivili and Kouta Rasanen lead a stellar cast in this production of Giacomo Puccini's celebrated opera, inspired by Abbé Prévost's novel L'Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut. Conceived by Dietrich Hilsdorf on the stage of the Robert Schumann Philharmonie, this stirring production is helmed by conductor Frank Beermann, with stage direction by Ansgar Weigner.