He made his debut at the gran teatre del liceu in barcelona as nemorino and returned for a new production of manon alongside natalie dessay both manon and don carlo have also been released on dvd he gave his debut at zurich opera as alfredo, and returned for a new production of il re pastore led by sir william christie, and performances of l. Filmed at the liceu in barcelona in june 2007, david mcvicar’s production of massenet’s masterpiece is strong on period flavour, presenting a knowing and even louche vision of 18th-century french society in tanya mccallin’s carefully lit designs. Dessay is probably the best current manon, and villazon virtually owns des grieux--his recording with nebretko is also on the market villazon is in every way domingo's rightful heir third: any liceu production on dvd is quite welcome.
Manon is regarded by many as massenet’s best opera but it wasn’t immediately recognized as a masterpiece by the critics and took quite some time before it became famous in 1952 it received its 2000 th performance in paris but during the last three or four decades it seems that werther has been more frequently played. Gran teatre del liceu,françois roussillon et associés,france 2 (fr2) see more » the 2007 netrebko and villazon production i think it is worth the look too, as is the one with alagna as des grieux natalie dessay captures the role of manon perfectly, seductive and vulnerable with her gavotte full of gaiety and her final moments full. The love-torn relationship of the titular prince and the fiancée stolen from him by his father the king is sensitively staged and played: rolando villazon (in less uncertain voice than reportedly. Bonus: documentary: natalie dessay avec roland villazón, manon à barcelone / un film de esti shows dessay and villazón in rehearsal with david mcvicar (french and english 60 min) recorded in performance june 24, 27, 30, 2007, gran teatre del liceu.
Starring natalie dessay and rolando villazón live from the barcelona filmed in 2007. Product description natalie dessay, rolando villazon, samuel ramey, manuel lanza, and didier henry star in this gran teatre del liceu production of the massenet opera conducted by victor pablo perez and directed by david mcvicar. Puis la musique commence et un groupe se met à danser ces mouvements du corps, accordés aux changements de rythme, passant du délié à la cambrure et au. Barcelona, spain's gran teatre del liceu mounted this production of 19th century french composer jules massenet's 1884 opera manon, starring natalie dessay, rolando villazón and samuel ramey and directed by david mcvicar. For their first-ever encounter in a staged opera, sparks fly as natalie dessay and rolando villazon deliver star performances at barcelona’s liceu’s spectacular stage production of massenet’s manon.
For their first-ever encounter in a staged opera, natalie dessay as manon and rolando villazón as des grieux were the much-awaited highlight of barcelona's liceu season this june 2007 in david mcvicar's beautiful stage production of massenet's manon. Other participants: natalie dessay (manon) rolando villazón (le chevalier des grieux) samuel ramey (le comte des grieux) manuel lanza (lescaut) chor & orchestras des gran teatre del liceu, barcelona victor pablo pérez, dir. Natalie dessay, rolando villazon, samuel ramey, manuel lanza, francisco vas / orquesta sinfónica del gran theatre del liceu / vìctor pablo pérez / stage director: david mcvicar more information. Jules massenet: manon - gran teatre del liceu 2007 by natalie dessay as far as i know the only other version available on dvd is the 2007 barcelona performance again with villazon but natalie dessay as manon this is also a good version but it comes down to netrebko or dessay and netrebko wins hands down read more 3 people found this helpful.
Massenet’s passionate and tragic manon stars three of today’s operatic luminaries: rolando villazón as chevalier des grieux, samuel ramey as his father, and the incomparable coloratura natalie dessay as manon herself from the gran teatre del liceu, barcelona. Recorded at barcelona’s teatro del liceu over three evenings in june, 2007, david mcvicar’s take on massenet’s manon, though it looks entirely traditional at first, is positively veristic with abundant hints of puccini-era manon. Rolando villazón (tenor) born: february 22, 1972 he made his debut at the gran teatre del liceu in barcelona as nemorino and returned for a new production of manon alongside natalie dessay both manon and don carlo have also been released on dvd. In june 27 at barcelona's magnificent liceu opera house, dessay appeared in manon, partnered for the first time on any stage by roland villaz&oactuen the production was by david mcvicar, one of today's most sought-after directors of opera, noted for both his sense of spectacle and his penetrating perception. Gran teatre del liceu / teatro real / asociación bilbaína de amigos de la Ópera / asociación asturiana de amigos de la Ópera 10 a l'11 de març  der fliegende holländer.
Kommentar ntsc/all regions // sym orch of gran teatre del liceu. Ronaldo villazon through his uniquely compelling performances with leading opera houses and orchestras around the world, rolando villazón has firmly established himself as one of the music world's most critically acclaimed and beloved stars and as one of the leading tenors of our day. The core of the 2006/7 opera season at the liceu of barcelona has been abate prevost’s heroine manon the saga started with puccini’s manon lescaut , followed by henze’s boulevard solitude (see review) and finished with this massenet manon.
Manon (french pronunciation: ) is an opéra comique in five acts by jules massenet to a french libretto by henri meilhac and philippe gille, based on the 1731 novel l’histoire du chevalier des grieux et de manon lescaut by the abbé prévost. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. He made his debut at the gran teatre del liceu in barcelona as nemorino and returned for a new production of manon alongside natalie dessay both manon and don carlo have also been released on.
For their first-ever encounter in a staged opera, natalie dessay as manon and rolando villazón as des grieux were the much-awaited highlight of barcelona’s liceu season this june 2007 in david mcvicar’s beautiful stage production of massenet’s manon. Online shopping from a great selection at movies & tv shows store. The productions emanating from the teatre liceu in barcelona are fast becoming some of the most engaging stage works in recent years the ring cycle and albéniz' merlin were a true wonder to behold and this manon is without doubt one of the most sumptuous presentations ever.