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Work: Macbeth

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ComposerVerdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
PeriodRomantic
Year1847
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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UlverstonMacbethNew production

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Verdi: Macbeth
Gerry Cornelius; James Dacre; English Touring Opera; Frankie Bradshaw; Grant Doyle; Madeleine Pierard; Tanya Hurst

BuxtonMacbethNew production

© Creative Feast
Verdi: Macbeth
Gerry Cornelius; James Dacre; English Touring Opera; Frankie Bradshaw; Grant Doyle; Madeleine Pierard; Tanya Hurst

WolverhamptonMacbethNew production

© Creative Feast
Verdi: Macbeth
Gerry Cornelius; James Dacre; English Touring Opera; Frankie Bradshaw; Grant Doyle; Madeleine Pierard; Tanya Hurst

YorkMacbethNew production

© Creative Feast
Verdi: Macbeth
Gerry Cornelius; James Dacre; English Touring Opera; Frankie Bradshaw; Grant Doyle; Madeleine Pierard; Tanya Hurst

CambridgeMacbethNew production

© Creative Feast
Verdi: Macbeth
Gerry Cornelius; James Dacre; English Touring Opera; Frankie Bradshaw; Grant Doyle; Madeleine Pierard; Tanya Hurst
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A potent concoction: Macbeth is ETO's hit of the season

Madeleine Pierard (Lady Macbeth) © Richard Hubert Smith
A fine cast, orchestra and production make English Touring Opera's new production of Verdi's Macbeth a must see. 
****1
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A psychological Macbeth at La Fenice

Vittoria Yeo (Lady Macbeth) and Luca Salsi (Macbeth) © Michele Crosera
This is one of Michieletto's simplest stagings yet, the imagery used to a minimum to allow for focus on the psychological core.
*****
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Riccardo Muti conducts a majestic Macbeth in Ravenna

Riccardo Muti conducting the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino © Silvia Lelli
Muti unlocks the immense dramatic potential of Verdi's revolutionary score, providing a wealth of colour and detail capable of conjuring mysterious Shakespearean worlds with no need for staging.
*****
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Sparks fail to fly at the Staatsoper Berlin's new Macbeth

Plácido Domingo (Macbeth) and Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth) © Bernd Uhlig
Anna Netrebko shines opposite Plácido Domingo in Harry Kupfer's uncertain new production.
***11
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Masterfully villainous: Netrebko and Lučić in Macbeth

Željko Lučić (Macbeth) and Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth) © ROH | Bill Cooper
The Royal Opera's revival of Phyllida Lloyd's production is marked by two outstanding Verdian singers and a superb rendering of the score from Pappano and the ROH Orchestra.
****1
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