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Macbeth: An Opera in Four Acts

Synopsis
Following a 15-minute introduction, the Glyndebourne Opera Festival Chorus performs Verdi’s Macbeth during the Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama. The production is relayed from the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland. With Serafin Tullio as conductor of the Scottish Orchestra.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Aug 2006 at 18:45 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
195 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Producer
Carl Ebert
Writer
Francesco Maria Piave
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Cast
Francesco ValentinoMacbeth
Margherita GrandiLady Macbeth
Walter MidgleyMacduff
Andrew McKinleyMalcolm
Italo TajoBanquo
Andre OrkinDoctor of Physic
Vera TerryGentlewoman

Additional Details

Theatre
King’s Theatre, Edinburgh
Theatre company
Glyndebourne Opera Festival Chorus
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production was broadcast with 10-15 minute interludes in between the four acts. The duration information given for this entry includes the interlude transmission time.
Textual information
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after William Shakespeare.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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