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Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Mariss Jansons, Martin Kušej – Eva-Maria Westbroek (Katerina Lvovna Ismailova), Ludovít Ludha (Zinovy Borisovich Ismailov), Christopher Ventris (Sergey) – De Nederlandse Opera

Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Mariss Jansons, Martin Kušej – Eva-Maria Westbroek (Katerina Lvovna Ismailova), Ludovít Ludha (Zinovy Borisovich Ismailov), Christopher Ventris (Sergey) – De Nederlandse Opera

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Shostakovich's subversive opera directed for stage by Martin Kušej for the composer's 100th birthday! Featuring the Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek in the title role, and making her long awaited debut at Der Nederlandse Opera!

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Program

  • Dmitri Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth from Mtsensk
    • I, 1: "Akh, Nye Spitsa Ból'she, Popróbuyu" (Katarina)
    • I, 1: "V dyévkakh lúchshe bylo" (Katerina)
    • I, 1: "Gribki sevódnya búdut?"
    • I, 1: " Prigotóv otrávu dlya krys"
    • I, 1: "Govori!... Plotinu-to na"
    • I, 1: "Proshcháy, Katerina"
    • I, 1: "Chevó vstal? Chevó ostanovilsa?"
    • I, 1: Interlude
    • I, 2: "Ay! Ay! Ay!"
    • I, 2: "Bárynya!... Ah! Shto s tobóyu?"
    • I, 2: "A nu-s, pozvól'te rúku-s"
    • I, 2: Interlude
    • I, 3: "Spat' porá, Dyen proshól"
    • I, 3: "Zherebyónok k koby lke torópitsa"
    • I, 3: "Kto éto, kto, kto stuchit?"
    • I, 3: "Ya poydú... Proshcháy"
    • II, 4: "Shto znáchit stárost'"
    • II, 4: "Podóknami u chzuhikh"
    • II, 4: "Proshcháy, Kátya, proshcháy!"
    • II, 4: "Ustál... Prikázhete mnye postegát'?"
    • II, 4: "V kladovúyu Sergéya záperli"
    • II, 4: "Vidno, skóro uzh zaryá"
    • II, 4: "Bátya, isporvyédatsa"
    • II, 4: "Akh, Borís Timoféyevich"
    • II, 4: Interlude
    • II, 5: "Sergéy, Seryózha!"
    • II, 5: "Kátya, prikhódit konyéts lyubvi náshey"
    • II, 5: "Nye pechál'sa, Sergéy"
    • II, 5: "Opyát usnúl"
    • II, 5: "Nu? Chevó tebyé?"
    • II, 5: "Slúshay, Sergéy, Sergéy!"
    • II, 5: "Katerína!... Kto tam?"
    • II, 5: "Tepyér shabásh"
    • III, 6: "Shto ty tut shoísh?"
    • III, 6: "U menyá bylá kumá"
    • III, 6: Interlude
    • III, 7: "Sózdan politséysky byl vo vrémya onó"
    • III, 7: "U Izmaylovoy seychás pir goróy"
    • III, 7: "Váshe blagorodie!... Chevó tebyé?"
    • III, 7: Interlude
    • III, 8: "Sláva suprúgam"
    • III, 8: "Shto takóe?... Zamók sórvan"
    • III, 8: "Shto takóe? Pózdno!"
    • IV, 9: "Vyórsty odná za drugóy"
    • IV, 9: "Stepánych! Propustí menyá"
    • IV, 9: "Nye lekhkó pósle pochóta da poklónov"
    • IV, 9: "Moyó pochtyénye!"
    • IV, 9: "Ládno dostánu!"
    • IV, 9: "Na chulkí! Idyóm, tepyér ty moyà!"
    • IV, 9: "V lesú, v sámoy cháshche yest' ózero"
    • IV, 9: "Znáesh li, Sonyétka"
    • IV, 9: "Vstaváy! Po mestám! Zhívo!"
    • IV, 9: "Akh!... Bózhe moy! Shto takóe?"

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Thomas Grimm
  • Venue: De Nederlandse Opera (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Production date: 2006
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min
  • Production: © Der Nederlandse Opera / Opus Arte
  • Available version(s): EN
  • Available subtitle(s) : FR, EN, ES

Casting

  • Martin Kušej | Stage director
  • Martin Zehetgruber | Set designer
  • Heide Kastler | Costumes
  • Reinhard Traub | Lighting
  • Eva-Maria Westbroek | Katerina Lvovna Ismailova
  • Christopher Ventris | Sergey
  • Vladimir Vaneev | Boris Timofeyevich Ismailov & Old Convict
  • Ludovít Ludha | Zinovy Borisovich Ismailov
  • Carole Wilson | Aksinya & Femme prisonnière
  • Alexandre Kravets | Shabby Peasant
  • Nikita Storojev | Chief of Police
  • Alexander Vassiliev | Priest & Guard
  • Valentin Jar | Teacher
  • Lani Poulson | Sonyetka
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