Massenets fortelling om lidenskap, overflødighet og deres konsekvenser finner du stjerne sopran Lisette Oropesa i den sprudlende tittelrollen. Tenor Michael Fabiano er hennes ivrige beundrer, Chevalier des Grieux, med Maurizio Benini som dirigerer Laurent Pelys fortryllende produksjon.

Dirigent: Maurizio Benini.
Rollebesetning: Lisette Oropesa (Manon), Michael Fabiano (Chevalier des Grieux), Carlo Bosi (Guillot de Morfontaine), Artur Ruciński (Lescaut), Brett Polegato (de Brétigny), Kwangchul Youn (Comte des Grieux).

“Intoxicating joy … Lisette Oropesa’s performance in Massenet’s opera at the Met is alone worth the price of admission. … Oropesa slips into the title role as if it were custom couture.” 
— New York Times

“This Manon shines.” 
— Financial Times

“Oropesa proved to be the rare soprano who can be entirely convincing in both sides of a complex role.” 
— New York Classical Review