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Macbeth

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Verdi’s opera broadcast live from the Colieseum and presented by Andrew Lyle. Malcolm Donnelly sings the title role. The English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra are conducted by Mark Elder.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
26 Jun 1993 at 18:25 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
225 mins (including interval talk)

Credits

Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Contributor
Andrew Lyle
Cast
Malcolm DonnellyMacbeth
Kristine CiesinskiLady Macbeth
John HudsonMacduff
Anthony MeeMalcolm
Brian Bannatyne-ScottBanquo
Alison PearceGentlewoman
Arwel Huw MorganDoctor of Physic
Christopher RossServant
Christopher SpeightApparition
Lily RidetApparition
Lisa Jane WhiteApparition
Roger BegleyMurderer

Additional Details

Theatre
Coliseum, London
Theatre company
English National Opera
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Act 1: 06.25:07.20, Act 2: 19.35:20.10, Acts 3 & 4: 20.30-22.10. In the first interval talk (19.20-19.35) James Naughtie talks to the producer David Pountney and conductor Mark Elder about the production. In a second interval talk (20.10-20.20) cultural correspondent of the ‘FrankfurterAllgemeine Zeitung’,Gina Thomas, Rodney Milnes, editor of ‘Opera’ magazine and theatre critic Michael Billington, discuss the successes at the ENO forged by David Pountney, Mark Elder and Peter Jonas.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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