Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Dmitri Shostakovich

 

        

 

Libretto: The composer and Alexander Preys based on a story by Nikolai Leskov

First performance: Leningrad, January 22, 1934

2nd version (Katerina Izmaylova), Moscow, January 8, 1963

First performance at the Israeli Opera: January 5, 1997

First performace of this production at the Israeli Opera: December 12, 2006

Conductor          Vladimir Ponkin
Director Dmitri Bertman
Set and Costume
Designers
Igor Nezhny
Tatiana Tulubieva 

 

Soloists          

 

 

Katerina Izmailova Karina Grigorian
Elena Mikhaylenko
Boris Timofeevich Izmailov Sergey Toptygin
Andrey Serov
Zinovi Borisovich Izmailov Dmitri Ponomarev
Sergey Nikolai Dorozhkin
Police Sergeant  Andrey Vylegzhanin
Aksinia/ Woman Convict Julia Goncharova
Sonyetka Larrisa Kostyuk
Ksenia Viaznikova
Priest/Old Convict  Alexey Tikhomirov
Mill hand Dmitri Ovchinnikov
Yard Keeper Artem Chulkov
Salesman Eugene Ilin
Teacher Andery Palamarchuk
First Worker Maxim Petrov
Second Worker Andrey Palamarchuk
Third Worker Ilia Ilin
Drunk Guest/ Horse Driver Maxim Petrov

 

The Helikon Opera Theatre Choir
The Helikon Opera Theatre Orchestra
Surtitles: Israel Ouval
Sung in Russian
Surtitles in English and Hebrw

A diabolic love affair about a woman who turns a sereil killer in order to satisfy her burning lust to her young lover.


Synopsis

Dates

Tues 12.12 (20:00), Wed 13.12 (20:00), Thurs 14.12 (20:00)

Twoards opening: Sat 9.12 (11:00)

Before the show back stage tous: Wed 13.12 (19:00)


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