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Lady Macbeth of Minsk



<EM>Lady Macbeth of Minsk</EM>Photo courtesy of Opéra National de Paris
Lady Macbeth of Minsk
Photo courtesy of Opéra National de Paris
Lady Macbeth of Minsk: By Dimitri Shostakovitch
FRANCE
PARIS  •  Opera Bastille  •  Ongoing
 
 

Dimitri Shostakovitch (1906-1975) : Lady Macbeth of Minsk (1934)
Libretto: Alexandre Preis et Dimitri Shostakovitch after Nikolaď Leskov
Sung in Russian with French surtitles

Hartmut Haenchen, conductor

Martin Kušej, director
Sets: Martin Zehetgruber
Costumes: Heide Kastler
Lighting: Reinhard Traub
Chef des Choeurs Winfried Maczewski

Cast

Boris Timofeevitch Ismailov (Vladimir Vaneev)
Zinovy Borisovitch Ismailov (Ludovit Ludha)
Katerina Lvovna Ismailova (Eva-Maria Westbroek)
Serguei (Michael König)
Aksinya,  (Carole Wilson)
Le Balourd Miteux Alexander Kravets
Sonietka (Lani Poulson)
A schoolmaster (Valentin Jar)
A Pope (Alexandre Vassiliev)
Police chef (Nikita Storojev)

Orchestra and chorus of the Opéra national de Paris



Opéra National de Paris Web Site


Contact: 120, rue de Lyon
75576 Paris Cedex 12
Tel: (33) 1 4473 13 99

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