Richard Jones provides a picturesque vision of Scottish malice and Italian furore in Verdi’s Macbeth. The Italian conductor Roberto Rizzi Brignoli, master of Verdian dramatic tension, directs the Lille National Orchestra, with a cast who fully embrace the characters inspired by Shakespeare’s tragedy.
Opera by Giuseppe Verdi ( 1813-1901 ). Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Andrea Maffei, after shakespeare.
Created in 1847.
Musical direction Roberto Rizzi Brignoli
Stage direction Richard Jones, taken back in Lille Geoffrey Dolton
Lights Wolfgang Göbbel
Choreographer Linda Dobell, revival in Lille Anjalie Mehra
Dimitris Tiliakos Macbeth
Susan Maclean Lady Macbeth
David Lomeli Macduff
Dimitry Ivaschenko Banco
Bruno Ribeiro Malcolm
Miriam Murphy, Julie Pasturaud Lady Macbeth’s servants
Patrick Schramm A doctor, A servant, A herald
Vincent Vantyghem A murderer
Jérôme Savelon An appearance
Lille National Orchestra Jean-Claude Casadesus / region Nord-Pas de Calais
Lille Opera Chorus, Direction Yves Parmentier
SUNDAY 8 MAY FROM NOON TO 6:30 PM
HAPPY DAY EUROPEAN DAY OF THE OPERA
The Lille Opera opens wide its door, with free admission to all parts of the building for debates, concerts, workshops, lectures,… in the context of the Opera’s European Days and the performances of Macbeth.
SUNDAY 15 MAY ABOUT 7 PM
With the artistic team following the performance.
Free admission, no reservation,
depending on availability of seats.
3h with intermssion
Opera sung in Italian, overhead subtitles in French
Individual ticket sales start Saturday 9 April 2011 at 9 am
Production 2007 of the Glyndebourne Festival, revival in Lille Opera with a new casting.
With the patronage of CAISSE D’ÉPARGNE NORD FRANCE EUROPE, DALKIA NORD and SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE