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Verdi's Macbeth: Season opening of La Scala

Author: ARTE G.E.I.E.

07 DEC 2021 ON ARTE: ARTE presents the season opening of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan live on TV and on ARTE Concert.

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Traditionally, the new season at La Scala in Milan opens on December 7, this year with a new production of Verdi's "Macbeth" directed by Davide Livermore and conducted by Riccardo Chailly. Giuseppe Verdi's Shakespearean drama features an all-star cast: Anna Netrebko and Luca Salsi.

Giuseppe Verdi's Shakespearean drama boasts an absolutely star-studded cast: Anna Netrebko, a regular also at La Scala in Milan, takes on the role of the unscrupulous Lady Macbeth in this production, who turns her husband into a regicide. Alongside the Russian-born soprano, Italian baritone Luca Salsi shines in the title role of the general Macbeth. This first-class cast is completed by the outstanding Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov.

Production: Davide Livermore
Musical direction: Riccardo Chailly
With: Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth), Luca Salsi (Commander Macbeth), Ildar Abdrazakov (Banco) and others.
Orchestra: Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Chorus: Coro del Teatro alla Scala
ARTE France, Telmondis
France 2021, 170 min.

Duration 170 min.

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