Massenet's Manon from the Met

April 6, 2012
Piotr Beczala as des Grieux in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Piotr Beczala as des Grieux and Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Piotr Beczala as des Grieux and Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Piotr Beczala as des Grieux and Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Piotr Beczala as des Grieux and David Pittsinger as Comte des Grieux in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Jennifer Black as Javotte, Ginger Costa-Jackson as Rosette, Anne-Carolyn Bird as Poussette, and Christope Mortagne as Guillot de Morfontaine in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Massenet's "Manon." with Anna Netrebko as the title character and Piotr Beczala as des Grieux. (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character and Piotr Beczala as des Grieux in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character and Piotr Beczala as des Grieux in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anna Netrebko as the title character and Piotr Beczala as des Grieux in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) David Pittsinger as Comte des Grieux in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Paulo Szot as Lescaut in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Anne-Carolyn Bird as Poussette, Paulo Szot as Lescaut, Ginger Costa-Jackson as Rosette, and Jennifer Black as Javotte in Massenet's "Manon." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)

St. Paul, Minn. — Anna Netrebko's dazzling portrayal of the tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly's new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star, with the Met's Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium.

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