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Götz Friedrich; Humphrey Burton; Kiri Te Kanawa; Plácido Domingo; Thomas Allen; Forbes Robinson; Robin Leggate; George MacPherson; John Fryatt; Anna Cooper; Handel Thomas; Mark Curtis; Roderick Earle; Paschal Allen; Giuseppe Sinopoli; Marco Praga; Domenico Oliva; Luigi Illica; Giacomo Puccini; Prévost, abbeÌ; NVC Arts (Firm); Royal Opera House (London, England); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Kultur International Films.
|語言註釋：||Sung in Italian with optional English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese subtitles.|
|注意：||Based on the novel by the Abbé Prévost; libretto by Marco Praga, Domenico Oliva, and Luigi Illica.
Program originally produced in 1983.
|餘額：||Chorus master, John McCarthy ; Conductor, Giuseppe Sinopoli ; Set design, GuÌnther Schneider-Siemssen ; costume design ; Aliute Meczies ; dances, Romayne Grigorova ; videotape editor, Derek Orman ; senior cameraman, Paul Harding.|
|表演者：||Kiri Te Kanawa (Manon Lescaut) ; Plácido Domingo (Chevalier Renato des Grieux) ; Thomas Allen (Lescaut) ; Forbes Robinson (Geronte di Ravoir) ; Robin Leggate (Edmondo) ; George MacPherson (Innkeeper) ; John Fryatt (Dancing master) ; Anna Cooper (Madrigal singer) ; Handel Thomas (Sergeant of archers) ; Mark Curtis (Lamp lighter) ; Roderick Earle (Naval captain) ; Paschal Allen (Sergeant of soldiers) ; children from Burlington Danes School ; Royal Opera Chorus ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.|
|活動注釋：||Performed in 1983 at the Royal Opera House Convent Garden.|
|針對讀者群：||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|描述：||1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|詳述：||DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.; aspect ratio 4:3 (full screen).|
|責任：||by Giacomo Puccini, after the novel by Abbé Prévost ; NVC Arts presents ; produced by BBC-TV in association with NVC Arts ; stage producer, Götz Friedrich ; directed for television by Humphrey Burton.|
The Hamburg State Opera's production of Puccini's opera. The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana. Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms.