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Opera on 3: Live from the Met Macbeth

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Margaret Juntwait introduces Verdi's opera based on Shakespeare's tragedy in which a general is persuaded by his ambitious wife to stop at nothing, even murder, to become King. This live broadcast includes backstage interviews with some of the artists.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
RT DIRECT: Verdi's Macbeth (2 CDs), with Shirley Verrett ,
Piero Cappuccilli , Placido Domingo and Nicolai Ghiaurov and the Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conducted by Claudio Abbado , is available for £18.99 including p&p.
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Contributors

Introduces: Margaret Juntwait
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Shirley Verrett
Unknown: Piero Cappuccilli
Unknown: Placido Domingo
Unknown: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Conducted By: Claudio Abbado
Lady Macbeth: Maria Guleghina (soprano)
Macduff: Roberto Aronica (tenor)
Macbeth: Lado Ataneli (baritone)
Banquo: John Relyea (bass)
Malcolm: Russell Thomas (tenor)
Lady-in-Waiting: Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs (soprano)
Murderer: Keith Miller (bass)
Doctor: James Courtney (bass)
Bloody Child: Ashley Emerson (soprano)
Crowned Child: Anne-Carolyn Bird (soprano)
Servant: Richard Hobson (baritone)
Herald: Joseph Turi (baritone)
Warrior: David Crawford (baritone)

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Opera on 3: Live from the Met Macbeth

BBC Radio 3, 12 January 2008 18.30






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