Places and streets of hundreds of municipalities will fill one year more than thousands of spectators to experience a unique experience: attend a live opera from the Liceu and outdoors. Next Saturday, June 16th at 10:00 p.m., it will be time to enjoy Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini.
You will be able to enjoy the setting in such emblematic places as Palau Robert, Salvador Seguí Square and Arc de Triomf.
Giacomo Puccini achieved his first great triumph with Manon Lescaut premiered at the Teatro Regio in Turin on February 1, 1893. The opera, divided into four acts, is inspired by the novel Histoire du Chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut of Abbot Prévost and details the ascension and fall of the courteous Manon.
The symphonic orchestra and choir of the Gran Teatre del Liceu will be under the baton of Emmanuel Villaume while Davide Livermore and Giò Forma sign the scene direction and stage scene. The three main roles lie on the Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska as Manon Lescaut, David Bižić, Serbian baritone as Lescaut and Gregory Kunde as American lyrical tenor as Renato Des Grieux.
More info on the web of the Gran Teatre del Liceu.