Manon Lescaut, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

manon_lescaut_SFO_2006.png(Photo: Dan Rest/Lyric Opera of Chicago)
By Allan Ulrich [Financial Times, 21 November 2006]
While one is not suggesting for a moment that life imitates art, in opera, the bad girls really do have all the fun, even if they suffer for it more exquisitely than commonfolk.