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L'histoire de Manon

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  • l'histoire de Manon   Svetlana Zakharova   Roberto Bolle
Ph. Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano
From 17 October to 2 November 2018
Jules Massenet

Running Time: 2 hours 35 minutes intermissions included

Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company and Orchestra


Teatro alla Scala Production


Music Jules Massenet
Choreography Kenneth MacMillan
Arrangement and orchestration Martin Yates
Conductor Felix Korobov
Sets and costumes Nicholas Georgiadis

Svetlana Zakharova (17, 19s, 24 Oct.)

Roberto Bolle (17, 19s, 24 Oct.)



L’histoire de Manon by Kenneth MacMillan gave new life to the character created by Prévost and made famous by the operas of the same name, delineating the charm and tragedy of the protagonist and creating splendid male roles, in a passionate and dramatically captivating ballet now interpreted by Svetlana Zakharova and Roberto Bolle. As for the music, MacMillan chose to get inspiration from Massenet rather than from Puccini, although excluding Manon and selecting instead pieces from Le Cid and Thaïs, from Don Quichotte and Cléopâtre, from Ariane and Cendrillon.


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