Manon — aria — Paris Opera

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Manon

Opéra comique in five acts

Music: Jules Massenet

Libretto: Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille

Premiered in 1884 in Paris



✓ “A terrible example of the force of passions”

✓ An opera that will make you cry

✓ A jewel and milestone of the opera-comique repertoire

✓ Adapted from a literary masterpiece

session 1

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1 min

The story

session 2

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2 min

The characters

session 3

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4 min

The Context

session 4

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6 min

Music

session 5

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4 min

Stage direction

session 6

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3 min

Anecdotes