Monday, November 18, 2019
‘Manon’ Torn Between Love, Riches
Friday, October 25, 2019


She is destined for a convent. But it’s clear that she has no willpower to fend off the desire for worldly things. And there’s no chance whatsoever she’s going to the convent once she falls under the charm of  the chivalrous nobleman who catches sight of her while traveling home to see his father.

Sun Valley Opera and Metropolitan Theatres will present the story of “Manon” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Big Wood 4 Cinemas in Hailey. Doors will open at 10:15 a.m. for coffee sponsored by Hailey Coffee Company.

The screening is the second in the 2019/20 MET HD series of live opera broadcasts form the New York Metropolitan Opera.

The story, set in Paris during the Belle Epoch, is a take on the quintessentially French tale of a beautiful young woman who is incapable of forsaking either love or luxury.

It stars soprano Lisette Oropesa as the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life. Tenor Michael Fabiano is the besotted Chevalier des Grieux, whose desperate love for Manon proves their undoing.

Maurizio Benini conducts Jules Massenet’s sensual score, which is said to have quickly conquered the world’s stages when it was introduced in Paris in 1884


Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” will take the stage at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.


~  Today's Topics ~

See Who Won Business of the Year, Non-Profit of the Year

Learn What the Moon Has to Do with Climate Change

Oprah Gives Sun Valley Pies a Plug



Advertising /Marketing /Public Relations
Inquiries Contact:

Leisa Hollister
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
(208) 450-9993
The largest online daily news media service in the Wood River Valley. We are the community leader, publishing 7 days a week. Our publication features current news articles, feature stories, local sports articles/video content articles and the Eye On Sun Valley show 6 days a week on COX Channel 13. See our Kiosks around the Wood River Valley!
P: 208.720.8212
P.O. Box 1453, Ketchum, ID  83340

© Copyright 2019 Eye on Sun Valley