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Macbeth (DVD) - Nucci, Verrett

Item# 1000006282

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Release Date: 1/8/2008
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

Leo Nucci
Shirley Verrett
Samuel Ramey
Johan Leysen
Veriano Luchetti

Orchestra: Orchestra del Teatro Communale di Bologna
Chorus: Coro del Teatro Communale di Bologna
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Run Time: 177 minutes
Region: Region Free, Worldwide

Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth

Macbeth, which premiered at the Teatro della Pergola in Florence in 1847, was the first of Verdi’s operas based on Shakespeare. (The other two are his final masterpieces Otello and Falstaff.) The composer was only 33 years old when he decided to set the play—which he called “one of the greatest creations of man”—to music. Today, Macbeth is considered the most important of his early operas.



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