Massenet: Manon DVD
The charismatic Carlos Acosta, takes the romantic male lead in the high-definition film of Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon. His partner is the beautiful partner Tamara Rojo. Prévost’s famous tale is set to the sensual music of Massenet and the Royal Ballet’s staging is played out against the sumptuous set and costume designs of Nicholas Georgiadis. The DVD also includes an extensive (40 min) and fascinating documentary film, ‘Dancing Manon’.
- Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
- Martin Yates
- Carlos Acosta (Des Grieux), Tamara Rojo (Manon), José Martin (Lescaut), Christopher Saunders (Monsieur G.M.), Laura Morera (Lescaut’s Mistress), Genesia Rosato (Madame), Thomas Whitehead (The Gaoler), Paul Kay (Beggar Chief) & Philip Mosley (Old Gentleman)