Verdi - Macbeth (Blu-ray) | Deutsche Grammophon 0735234

Verdi - Macbeth (Blu-ray)

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Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Cat No: 0735234

Format: Blu-ray

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 2nd October 2015

Contents

Artists

Anna Netrebko
Zeljko Lucic
Rene Pape
Joseph Calleja
Claudia Waite
Christopher Job
Raymond Renault
Noah Baetge
Moritz Linn
Richard Bernstein
Seth Malkin
James Courtney
David Crawford
Ashley Emerson
Jihee Kim
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet

Conductor

Fabio Luisi

Works

Verdi, Giuseppe

Macbeth

Artists

Anna Netrebko
Zeljko Lucic
Rene Pape
Joseph Calleja
Claudia Waite
Christopher Job
Raymond Renault
Noah Baetge
Moritz Linn
Richard Bernstein
Seth Malkin
James Courtney
David Crawford
Ashley Emerson
Jihee Kim
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet

Conductor

Fabio Luisi

About

An unforgettable performance of Anna Netrebko at the MET now on DVD and Blu-ray!

Outstanding press acclaim for her performance:
“.. a superstar cast ... the most potent: Anna Netrebko's ferociously exciting star turn as Lady Macbeth ... a 'demented' performance, one so exciting it propels both artist and audience figuratively to the brink of madness.” - New York Observer

Lady Macbeth is causing a sensation at the Metropolitan Opera ... This was Ms Netrebko's night” - New York Times

This MET performance featured not only an astonishing Anna Netrebko, but also a superstar-cast with artists like Željko Lučić, René Pape, Joseph Calleja and a brilliantly performing MET Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Fabio Luisi.

Cast (in order of appearance):
- Macbeth: Željko Lučić
- Banquo: René Pape
- Lady Macbeth: Anna Netrebko
- Lady-in-Waiting to Lady Macbeth: Claudia Waite
- A Servant of Macbeth: Christopher Job
- Duncan, King of Scotland: Raymond Renault
- Malcolm, Duncan’s Son: Noah Baetge
- Macduff, Thane of Fife: Joseph Calleja
- Fleance, Banquo’s Son: Moritz Linn
- A Murderer: Richard Bernstein
- A Herald: Seth Malkin
- A Doctor: James Courtney
Apparitions:
- A Warrior: David Crawford
- A Bloody Child: Ashley Emerson
- A Crowned Child: Jihee Kim


The DVD includes bonus material with artist interviews and backstage footage:
- 2 intros / Host: Anita Rachvelishvili
- Acts I and II (1’26)
- Act III and IV (0’15)
Backstage at the Met with host Anita Rachvelishvili (c. 15’)
- Interview: Anna Netrebko (2’19)
- "Gallery Met Shorts" (2'03)
- Interview: Željko Lucic (1’27)
- Interview: Joseph Calleja and René Pape (3’12)
- Interview: Donald Palumbo and David Frye (3’02)
- Interview: Fabio Luisi (2’28)

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