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Verdi’s Macbeth

Synopsis
Radio broadcast of this 2021 revival (directed by Daniel Dooner) of Phyllida Lloyd’s 2002 production of Verdi’s Macbeth. Simon Keenlyside stars in the title role, with Anna Pirozzi as Lady Macbeth. The broadcast is presented by Martin Handley and includes contributions from Sarah Hibberd (University of Bristol), Keenlyside and the conductor for the performance, Daniele Rustioni.
Series
Opera on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Dec 2021 at 18:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Director
Daniel Dooner; Phyllida Lloyd
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor
Daniele Rustioni
Cast
Simon KeenlysideMacbeth
Anna PirozziLady Macbeth
David Junghoon KimMacduff
Egor ZhuravskiiMalcolm
Günther GroissböckBanquo
April Koyejo-AudigerLady-in-waiting (Gentlewoman)
John BernaysServant
John MorrisseyApparition
Olle ZetterströmMurderer

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
Music; Shakespeare
Keywords
opera; Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)

Notes

History
This revival was performed between 16 and 30 November 2021. It was live streamed on 26 November 2021.
Textual information
This production used Verdi’s 1865 revised version of the opera, first performed in 1847.

Sponsor

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
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Notes
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