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Opera at the Cinema: Macbeth

Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline MA

Jun 03 2018
Opera at the Cinema: Macbeth

Presented by the Royal Opera House. Verdi’s opera on Shakespeare’s tragedy is conducted by Antonio Pappano, with a magnificent cast including Anna Netrebko, Željko Lučić and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo.

Verdi’s life-long love affair with Shakespeare’s works began with Macbeth, a play he considered to be ‘one of the greatest creations of man’. With his librettist, Francesco Maria Piave, Verdi set out to create ‘something out of the ordinary’. Their success is borne out in every bar of a score that sees Verdi at his most theatrical: it bristles with demonic energy.

The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall

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290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446

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