Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Dmitry Shostakovich
From the Repertoire

   


Libretto: The composer and Alexander Preis after the novella 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 Performance this season at the Israeli Opera: March 10, 2010

Conductor           Keri-Lynn Wilson
Daniel Cohen 19.3
Director Julia Pevzner
After the original direction of Irina Molostova
Set Designer George Tsypin
Costume Designer Tatiana Noginova
Lighting Designer Vladimir Lukasevich
Movement Mina Kantushov

 

Soloists          

   

Katerina Izmailova Anna Shefanjinskaya 10.3, 12.3, 15.3, 17.3, 19.3
Larissa Tetuev 11.3, 13.3, 16.3, 18.3
Boris Izmailov Vladimir Braun
Sergei Vsevolod Grivnov 11.3, 13.3, 15.3, 17.3, 19.3
Roman Muravitsky 10.3, 12.3, 16.3, 18.3
Zinovi Marat Gali
Aksinia Lilia Gretsova
Efrat Ashkenazi
Woman Convict Alla Vasilevitsky 10.3, 12.3, 15.3, 17.3, 18.3
Efrat Ashkenazi 11.3, 13.3, 16.3, 19.3
Sonyetka Ayala Zimbler  10.3, 11.3, 12.3, 13.3, 16.3, 17.3, 18.3
Yifat Weisskopf  15.3, 19.3
Shabby Peasant Doug Jones
Chief of Police Noah Briger
Teacher Felix Livshitz
Officer Amit Friedman
Policeman Boris Karbet
Servant
Worker
Anatoli Krasik
Priest Vladimir Matorin
Old Convict Vladimir Matorin
Millhand Sentry Yair Goren
Nihilist Felix Livshitz
Coachman
Worker
Drunk Guest
Mark Shaimer
Chief Servant Sorin Semillian

The Israeli Opera Chorus

Chorus Master: Yishai Steckler

The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in Russian

Surtitles in English and Hebrew
Surtitles: Israel Ouval
  

Length of performance: approx. three hours


Katerina ruthlessly dispenses with everyone who stands in her way to happiness with Sergei, the handsome worker at her estate. Yet their passionate love affair reaches its tragic end when Sergei prefers a younger woman.

Synopsis

Production's Album

Photos: Yossi Zwecker        



Dates

Thurs* 10.3.11 (20:00), Fri 11.3.11 (13:00), Sat 12.3.11 (20:00), Sun 13.3.11 (20:00), 

Tues 15.3.11 (20:00),  Wed 16.3.11 (20:00),  Thurs 17.3.11 (20:00), Fri 18.3.11 (13:00), 

Sat 19.3.11 (20:00)

 

*Première Performance

Ticket Prices: 175/237/304/378/428 Nis
*15 Nis more for Saturday night performances

Towards Opening: Sat 5.3.11 (11:00)

Ticket Price: 70 Nis

Before the show back stage tours: Sat 12.3 (19:00), Sun 13.3 (19:00), Wed 16.3 (19:00), Thu 17.3 (19:00)
                                                      
Ticket Price: 25 Nis


Opera Talkback Fri  11.3, Sun 13.3, Wed 16.3, Thu 17.3 

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