MANON LESCAUT LIVE ON RADIO 4 ON 22 OCTOBER

Saturday 22 October, you can hear Manon Lescaut LIVE on NPO Radio 4. The broadcast starts at 19.00 on NTR Opera Live, and is presented by Hein van Eekert.

In Manon Lescaut, Puccini’s first opera about a tragic heroine, Manon comes to grief through the conflict between her love for a poor student and her desire to climb the social ladder. The highly acclaimed world-famous soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek is singing the role of Manon, and Thomas Oliemans and Stefano La Colla excel in the roles of Lescaut and Des Grieux respectively.

“[Eva –Maria Westbroek] has excellent counterparts in the wonderful tenor Stefano la Colla (Des Grieux) and baritone Thomas Oliemans as Manon’s brother”. - Het Parool  

To prepare for this fantastic opera, you will find more information here:  MANON LESCAUT.