Manon Lescaut

Opera: Work details

Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Music title: Manon Lescaut (1893)
Librettist: Domenico Oliva
Librettist: Luigi Illica
Work definition: Dramma lirico in four acts
After: After the novel 'L'histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut' by Abbé Prévost
Language: Italian
World premiere: 1 February 1893, Teatro Regio, Turin
ROH premiere: 14 May 1894, Sir Augustus Harris Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 27 November 1968, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Manon Lescaut (1968) The Royal Opera (1 performance online)
Manon Lescaut (1983) The Royal Opera (5 performances online)