Highlands Performing Arts Center



The Met stage ignites when soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Jonas Kaufmann join forces in Puccini’s obsessive love story. Opolais sings the title role of the country girl who transforms herself into a Parisian temptress, while Kaufmann is the dashing student who desperately woos her. Director Richard Eyre places the action in occupied France in a film noir setting. “Desperate passion” is the phrase Puccini himself used to describe the opera that confirmed his position as the preeminent Italian opera composer of his day. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the stirring score.

2015-2016 Season

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Kristine Opolais in the title role of Puccini's "Manon Lescaut".

Photographed by Kristian Schuller/ Metropolitan Opera.

Ticket prices:  

Adults:  $26.00
Members (MET and PAC) $22.00



March 5,  2016

12:55 pm

At the PAC

Manon Lescaut -

New Production