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Macbeth

Synopsis
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Andrew McGregor presents a performance of the celebrated Paris revival of Verdi’s Macbeth, featuring Simon Keenlyside and Liudmyla Monastyrska in the title roles. The Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House are conducted by Antonio Pappano.
Series
Opera on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Jun 2011 at 17:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Contributor
Andrew McGregor; Antonio Pappano
Cast
Simon KeenleysideMacbeth
Liudmyla MonastryrskaLady Macbeth
Dimitri PittasMacduff
Steven EbelMalcolm
Raymond AcetoBanquo
Elisabeth MeisterGentlewoman

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Historical period
No period
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Full cast list, synopsis and production photos can be found on the BBC programme website at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b011y7n0#synopsis
History
During the interval (20:20-20:50) ‘Curtain Up’ was presented. Each year the Royal Opera House invites members of the public to stage an operatic scene from scratch in one weekend. Piers Burton-Page joins the Chorus for ‘Curtain Up’ (the banqueting scene from Macbeth) to find out how it’s done.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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