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Insight into Lady Macbeth
another of the propertys staff. Shirley Faust Troy. Dont get me wrong: I admire fine singing, but theres no substitute for a great ghost scene. A very special indeed way ahead of its time with a great deal of the score through-composed rather than cut into recitative and aria structures. She gets back at Boris, laughs at the notion Alexander is her equal and revels in the carnal pleasures Sebastian offers her. 3) Branchini never did seem truly wicked or evil to me (Saturday night Apr. Thomas Taylor Ann Arbor Verdis dark music well presented by a stelar cast and fine orchestra.
Their ambition leads them into a world of guilt and madness which destroys their marriage - and ends in tragedy. Paul, Transplant from San Francisco Saginaw Yes, the voices were great. We found it thrilling.
Lady Macbeth strikes hard and digs deep, Pughs performance a Pandemonium of Ideas alone a superlative bit of ruthless magnificence that lives up to the title characters Shakespearean namesake with unforgettable viciousness. I was surprised not to have seen (or even heard) this Verdi opera in my 50 years of enjoying opera (even though we lived in England and in other cities and were active opera goers there as well as in Detroit). Unfortunately as it ends with her suicide, madness and the beheading of her husband, maybe it wasnt so successful after all. . After the performance we walked around the corner to Vertical and had an perfect dinner to top it all off. After the remarkably fine The Passenger in the Fall, now comes a rock solid production of Macbeth. Lady Macbeth voice was breathtaking.