Concert will begin at 17:00 hours GMT
Archival recording: Puccini's 'Manon Lescaut' with Vaness, Jones, Morris and Patriarco from Seattle
Puccini's 'Manon Lescaut' is an opera in four acts, composed between 1890 and 1893. The story is based on the 1731 novel L'histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost. Performers:
Edmondo: Doug Jones.
Chevalier des Grieux: Jay Hunter Morris.
Lescaut: Earle Patriarco.
Innkeeper: Joseph Rawley.
Geronte di Ravoir: Arthur Woodley.
Manon Lescaut: Carol Vaness.
Dancing Master: Doug Jones.
Madrigal Singer: Priti Gandhi.
Lamplighter: Doug Jones.
Sergeant: Daniel Aarthun.
Naval Captain: Joseph Rawley.
Seattle Opera Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Antonello Allemandi.
Recorded 22 January 2005.