MET Live: Macbeth Encore
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Showings
Main TheaterSun, Aug 13 12:55 PM Event Date Passed
 
INFORMATION
Rating:Unrated
Run Time:2h 49min
Genre:Broadcast
Category:MET Live
CAST/CREW
Cast:Anna Netrebko
Joseph Calleja
Zeljko Lucic
Rene Pape
Conductor:Fabio Luisi
Description

Star soprano Anna Netrebko created a sensation with her riveting performance as the malevolent Lady Macbeth, the central character in Verdi’s retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy. She is joined by Željko Lucic, who brings dramatic intensity and vocal authority to the title role of the honest general driven to murder and deceit by his ambitious wife. The great René Pape is Banquo and Joseph Calleja gives a moving performance as Macduff. Adrian Noble’s powerful production provides an ideal setting for this dark drama, which is masterfully presided over by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi.