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Ensemble

Grippingly Staged

Verdi's 'Macbeth' at the Buxton Festival
impresses MIKE WHEELER

 

Last year's Buxton Festival headlined Leonore, the first version of Beethoven's Fidelio. This year it's Verdi's turn (Opera House, Buxton, UK, 7 July 2017). Macbeth was first staged in 1847, and revised in 1865 for a Paris production. The later version has become standard, but on this evidence the earlier is well worth re-examining...

Copyright © 15 July 2017 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

MACBETH

BUXTON OPERA HOUSE

BUXTON

DERBYSHIRE

UNITED KINGDOM

SHAKESPEARE

STEPHEN GADD

STEPHEN BARLOW

NORTHERN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

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