Trapped in marriage to the impotent Zinovy, Katerina Ismailova embarks on an affair with an estate worker, Sergei, which triggers her slide into crime. Sung in English with lyrics projected above the stage. New production supported by a syndicate of individual donors


Patricia Racette (Katerina Ismailova), John Daszak (Sergei), Peter Hoare (Zinovy Ismailov), Clare Presland (Sonyetka), Matthew Best (Old Convict), Adrian Thompson (Shabby Peasant), Rosie Aldridge (Aksinya), Graeme Danby (Priest)


Music: Shostakovich
Lyrics(s): Alexander Preys, Shostakovich (after Leskov)
Company(s): English National Opera, Opera de Lyon
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Director: Dmitri Tcherniakov
Design: Dmitri Tcherniakov
Costume: Elena Zaytseva (associate costume designer)
Lighting: Gleb Filshtinsky
Translation: David Pountney
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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1129756402. Details of all Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S042969016

Archive Listings

26 Sep 15
20 Oct 15
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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