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.