The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Synopsis
Manon and Des Grieux fall in love at first sight but her need for wealth leads to tragedy.

Movie Reviews

Mais Oui! Manon!

By lapicella77
The Metropolitan Opera's production of Manon met all of our expectations; it was wonderful! However, to exceed our expectations with an extraordinary rating, the comedic/dramatic aspects of this...


By swisms2
We saw Manon at Century 14 in Roseville yesterday; however in the theatre next to where it was showing, a very loud action packed movie was also playing. Consequently, the loud noices coming from...

Manon - an exquisite production

By operafanliveson
Anna Netrebko was amazing. Such a gift, not only her voice but her acting abilities. The cast was fabulous. Loved the costumes and the sets. And the score is gorgeous....


By EdnaJKaufman
I thoroughly enjoyed this opera. The voices were spectacular. The staging was excellent. The film was poignant ,well cast and very absorbing!!It was just a wonderful experience....

Loved it!! Go see this dream cast of Manon

By katyee8
Great event. Netrebko and Beczala (sp.?) were marvelous as was Fabio Luisi as conductor. Long but worth it. Don't care for watching the behind the scenes set up by stage hands because it takes away...

Manon - Met Opera

By myrlin
Definitely a must see. Yes I had tears at the final scene and saw many parallels in my own life at points in the opera. If a person has never seen an opera before, the Met Hi Def broadcasts are a...


By cherylspunky2
The opera and filming were superb. Anna Netrebko was wonderful! She is a consummate actress and her voice is extraordinarily beautiful. It is a joy to be able to see Met Opera on a big screen and...


By Faith Block
This was an excellent opera. The singers were great in their roles. Not only were they excellent singers, but their acting portrayed the person. The dresses of the girls were beautiful and matched...


By anicamla
It was a fabulous performance: simple yet creative sets, stylish and colorful costumes, engaging story, Massenet's beautiful music, amazing voices, superb acting and terrific behind-the-scenes...


By bassoI
The Met production of Manon was fabulous from every stand point. The singing was absolutely beautiful, gorgeous costume and great sets. I always really enjoy the interviews at intermission and it is...

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