Ballet in three acts by Kenneth MacMillan
Music by Jules Massenet

Since its premiere by the Royal Ballet in 1974, »Manon« by the famed British choreographer Sir Kenneth MacMillan has been regarded as a masterpiece of narrative ballet. To the music of Jules Massenet, MacMillan tells the tragic story of the young lovers Manon and Des Grieux, a tale which begins in wild passion and ends in bleak despair. This impassioned classic ballet is sure to tug the heartstrings of Dresden’s audiences.


This page features a ballet video titled Manon with Jiří Bubeníček and Melissa Hamilton. The ballet dancers appearing in this ballet video include Melissa Hamilton. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Dresden Semperoper Ballett. Choreography featured in this video is by .