Two outstanding singers will be taking turns in the title role for the first few performances of the new production of Manon Lescaut: the magnificent Italian diva Norma Fantini, who has enjoyed a sensational career as an international opera singer, and Bolshoi Theatre soloist Anna Nechaeva, who spent several seasons at the Mikhailovsky Theatre not long ago.
25, 26 october - La Fille mal gardée
Wednesdays 5 November, Romeo and Juliet
3 December, Manon Lescaut Any row
costs 700 rubles
Jürgen Flimm, Artistic Director of the Deutsche Staatsoper (Berlin), is currently spending almost every minute of the day in the rehearsal room, where work on Puccini’s opera Manon Lescaut is underway. During a short break, the well-known director described the kinds of transformations which the famous Abbé Prévost story, on which the libretto is based, has undergone.