“Macbeth” Live in HD

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 9:29 am

Watch the New York City’s Metropolitan Opera 2014–15 season “Live in HD” in the Harris Center Cinema.

Saturday, October 11, watch Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth.

Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble’s chilling production of Verdi’s masterful adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy also stars Joseph Calleja as the noble Macduff and René Pape as Banquo. Fabio Luisi conducts.

Join Ellen Measeassociate professor of theatre and dance, at 11:30 a.m. for a free introductory opera talk.

Mease will provide historical background on the day’s opera and discuss salient aspects of the drama, music, and performance. The opera itself begins at noon.

The lecture series is coordinated by Eugene Gaub, associate professor of music.

Tickets

Tickets are available at the Pioneer Bookshop, the Grinnell College Bookstore, and at the door on the day of the show.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, children, and Met Opera members.

Tickets for Grinnell College faculty, staff, and students have been generously funded by the Office of the President and are available at no cost at all ticket locations. Family members not employed by the college are required to purchase tickets.

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