David McVicar’s production of Massenet’s ‘Manon’ opens at Dallas Opera
today, Friday 4 March. Taking the leading roles of Manon and des Grieux are Ailyn Pérez
and Stephen Costello
, in their highly-anticipated returns to the house.
Manon has quickly become a signature role for Ailyn, whose portrayal at Palau de les Arts, Valencia, was heralded a “revelation” (Forum Opéra).
Chevalier des Grieux will be a role debut for Stephen, adding to the long list of key role debuts he has made on the Dallas Opera stage over the past ten years.
Manon performances take place at Dallas’ Winspear Opera House on 4, 6, 9 and 12 March. More information here