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Macbeth

Synopsis
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York of Verdi’s Macbeth. Frederick Burchinal sings the title role. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by Kazimierz Kord. Peter Allen is the broadcast announcer. Note: Incomplete recording.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
23 Jan 1988 (Channel: ABC)
Duration
206 (121 synopses and features); 85 (opera)

Credits

Writer
Francesco Maria Piave
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Cast
Frederick BurchinalMacbeth
Elizabeth ConnellLady Macbeth
Vyacheslav M. PolozovMacduff
Thomas BoothMalcolm
Samuel RameyBanquo
Andrew MurphyKing Duncan
Cheryllynn RossHecate
Donald PeckHerald
Eva ZsellerGentlewoman
James CourtneyMurderer
John LenisFleance
Linda MaysCrowned Child
Meyers. MaryBloody Child
Philip CokorinosDoctor of Physic
Russell ChristopherWarrior
Talmage HarperServant

Additional Details

Theatre
Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY
Theatre company
New York Metropolitan Opera and Chorus
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
An emergency in the opera housed caused the cancellation of Act III. There are extended intermission features instead.
Reviews
Opera News, vol. 52, no. 9 (16 January 1967).

Production Company

Name

Metropolitan Opera, New York

Address
USA

Sponsor

Name

Texaco

Archive

Name

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

Email
rha@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/rha/rha.html External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 870 1663
Address
New York Public Library of Recorded Sound
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 100123

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