Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk

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Shakespeare's tale is relocated to Russia, where the aspirations of a bored housewife have terrible consequences. Read More >

Shakespeare’s tale is relocated to Russia, where the aspirations of a bored housewife have terrible consequences.

When Richard Jones’s production was originally staged, it won the 2005 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Opera. Original cast members John Tomlinson, Christopher Ventris, Roderick Earle and Maxim Mikhailov return to the production.

Performed in Russian with English surtitles.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 30/09/2006

Closing Night: 17/10/2006

Running time: 3h20

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Cast & Creative

Cast

John Tomlinson, John Daszak, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Christopher Ventris, Carole Wilson, Peter Bronder, Krzysztof Szumanski, Andrew Sritheran, Maxim Mikhailov, Roderick Earle, Nikola Matišic, Gwynne Howell, Christine Rice, Marina Poplavskaya

Creative

Director - RIchard Jones

Producer - Royal Opera

Choreographer - Linda Dobell

Conductor - Antonio Pappano

Lighting Designer - Mimi Jordan Sherin

Set Designer - John Macfarlane

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