Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

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Credits
Music: Dmitry Shostakovich
Libretto: Dmitry Shostakovich and Alexander Preys
Director: Richard Jones
Set designer: John Macfarlane
Costume designer: Nicky Gillibrand
Lighting designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin
Original choreographer: Linda Dobell
Cast
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Katerina Ismailova: Eva-Maria Westbroek
Sergey: Brandon Jovanovich
Boris Ismailov: John Tomlinson
Zinovy Ismailov: John Daszak
Sonyetka: Aigul Akhmetshina
Aksinya: Rosie Aldridge
Shabby Peasant: Peter Bronder
Priest: Wojtek Gierlach
Police Inspector: Mikhail Svetlov
Teacher: Thomas Atkins
Old Convict: Paata Burchuladze
Female Convict: Miranda Keys
Steward/Sentry: Simon Shibambu
Coachman/Second Workman: Hubert Francis
Chorus: Royal Opera Chorus
Concert Master: Vasko Vassilev
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Story
Downtrodden housewife Katerina is seduced by Sergey. They are spotted by Katerina’s father-in-law Boris. Katerina poisons Boris and with Sergey’s help murders her husband Zinovy.
At Katerina and Sergey’s wedding Zinovy’s body is discovered. They are deported to a prison camp. There Sergey taunts Katerina with his new lover Sonyetka. Katerina drowns herself, taking Sonyetka with her.

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  • Credits

    Music: Dmitry Shostakovich
    Libretto: Dmitry Shostakovich and Alexander Preys
    Director: Richard Jones
    Set designer: John Macfarlane
    Costume designer: Nicky Gillibrand
    Lighting designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin
    Original choreographer: Linda Dobell

  • Cast

    Conductor: Antonio Pappano
    Katerina Ismailova: Eva-Maria Westbroek
    Sergey: Brandon Jovanovich
    Boris Ismailov: John Tomlinson
    Zinovy Ismailov: John Daszak
    Sonyetka: Aigul Akhmetshina
    Aksinya: Rosie Aldridge
    Shabby Peasant: Peter Bronder
    Priest: Wojtek Gierlach
    Police Inspector: Mikhail Svetlov
    Teacher: Thomas Atkins
    Old Convict: Paata Burchuladze
    Female Convict: Miranda Keys
    Steward/Sentry: Simon Shibambu
    Coachman/Second Workman: Hubert Francis
    Chorus: Royal Opera Chorus
    Concert Master: Vasko Vassilev
    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

  • Story

    Downtrodden housewife Katerina is seduced by Sergey. They are spotted by Katerina’s father-in-law Boris. Katerina poisons Boris and with Sergey’s help murders her husband Zinovy.
    At Katerina and Sergey’s wedding Zinovy’s body is discovered. They are deported to a prison camp. There Sergey taunts Katerina with his new lover Sonyetka. Katerina drowns herself, taking Sonyetka with her.

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