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Davide Livermore (stage director), Riccardo Chailly (conductor) — With Luca Salsi (Macbeth), Ildar Abdrazakov (Banquo), Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth)...
Davide Livermore — Stage director
Giò Forma — Set designer
Gianluca Falaschi — Costumes
Antonio Castro — Lighting
D-WOK — Video
Daniel Ezralow — Choreographer
Luca Salsi — Macbeth
Ildar Abdrazakov — Banquo
Anna Netrebko — Lady Macbeth
Chiara Isotton — Lady Macbeth's Dame
Francesco Meli — Macduff
Iván Ayón-Rivas — Malcolm
Andrea Pellegrini — Doctor
Leonardo Galeazzi — Servant to Macbeth
Costantino Finucci — First appearance
Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Live from the hallowed stage of La Scala in Milan, get (re)acquainted with one of the pillars of Italian opera: Verdi's Macbeth! Opera superstars Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth), Luca Salsi (in the title role), and Ildar Abdrazakov (Banquo) breathe—and sing—new life into Shakespeare's characters in an eye-popping staging by Davide Livermore, which situates the action in the 20th century. Every aspect adds to the icy atmosphere of the tragedy: the sets by Giò Forma given dizzying scale by D-WOK's multisensory video installation, the supreme talents of the soloists, the costumes by Gianluca Falaschi... And as for Verdi's fabulous score, it's a music fan's dream team: Maestro Riccardo Chailly leading the world-renowned orchestra of La Scala.
Photo: Anna Netrebko © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano
Ildar Abdrazakov and Anna Netrebko appear courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon.