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Macbeth

Synopsis
Antonio Pappano conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in Phyllida Law’s 2011 production of Verdi’s Macbeth. Simon Keenlyside is Macbeth making his debut in the role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2012
Duration
170 mins

Credits

Director
Phyllida Lloyd
Writer
Francesco Maria Piave
Music Director
Antonio Pappano
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
Cast
Simon KeenleysideMacbeth
Liudmyla MonastryrskaLady Macbeth
Dimitri PittasMacduff
Steven EbelMalcolm
Raymond AcetoBanquo
Elisabeth MeisterGentlewoman
Nigel CliffeServant

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Theatre company
Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, Covent Garden
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Verdi and Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
DVD extras include: Cast gallery; Interviews with Simon Keenlyside, Raymond Aceto and Luidmyla Monastryska; ‘Rehearsing Macbeth’ with Antonio Pappano.
History
The production was relayed live in cinemas in June 2011.

Production Company

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
http://www.opusarte.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD

Distributor

Name

Opus Arte

Email
Customer.services@opusarteshop.com
Web
http://www.opusarte.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 8560
Fax
020 7836 0506
Address
Customer Services
Simran Mediatech Ltd
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
Hammersmith
London
W6 7BA
Notes
Opus Arte is the Royal Opera House’s multi-platform arts production and distribution company. Established in 1999 the company grew rapidly to become one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality classical music content. As well as releasing around twenty titles on DVD, Blu-ray and CD per year, the company has produced and directed programmes that have been broadcast in over 60 countries and released in cinemas. The website allows lovers of opera, ballet, classical music and theatre to purchase traditional CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, and also to download digital music and video straight to a computer or portable device.
Name

Retail outlets

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