Met Opera Broadcast Season Begins with Giacomo Puccini's 'Manon Lescaut'

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Anna Netrebko in the title role and Marcelo Álvarez as des Grieux in Puccini's Manon Lescaut.

Tune in Saturday at 12:30 pm for the first Met Opera radio broadcast of the season and hear Giacomo Puccini's Manon Lescaut.

Anna Netrebko stars in the title role of Manon Lescaut, a heroine as alluring and irresistible as her adored city of Paris. Marcelo Álvarez is her obsessed lover in the opera that made Puccini famous, showcased in Richard Eyre’s heated, 1940s film noir–inspired production, with Marco Armiliato on the podium.

Conductor: Marco Armiliato

Cast:

Manon Lescaut: Anna Netrebko
des Grieux: Marcelo Álvarez
Lescaut: Christopher Maltman
Geronte: Brindley Sherratt