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...
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