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Verdi: Macbeth / Verrett, Nucci, Ramey, Chailly

Verdi / Verrett / Nucci / Ramey / Bct / Chailly
Release Date: 01/08/2008 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001040309  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Veriano LuchettiShirley VerrettLeo NucciSamuel Ramey,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale ChorusBologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

GIUSEPPE VERDI
Macbeth (Gesamtaufnahme · Complete)

Shirley Verrett · Leo Nucci · Samuel Ramey Antonio Barasorda · Veriano Luchetti
Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Riccardo Chailly

A film by Claude D'Anna
BONUS: Documentary - The Secret of Macbeth (45 minutes)

2 DVD-VIDEO NTSC
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
Subtitles: Italian/German/English/French/Spanish/Chinese
A production of UNITEL, Munich

* This story of a ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord who seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches was filmed on location in Belgium by
Read more “Académie Francaise” laureate Claude d´Anna.
* This performance from 1987 was conducted by Ricardo Chailly and the Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Communale di Bologna.

R E V I E W S

“Macbeth – a stirring film.” -- France Soir

“Shirley Verrett radiates a fascinating, deathly sensuality…Leo Nucci is a perfect Macbeth.” -- Jours de France

“The costumes and sets are magnificent, the directing superb.” -- Le Canard Enchaine

“Practically everything has already been said about the quality of Shirley Verrett´s voice: she plays Lady Macbeth magnificently. On the other hand, her partner Leo Nucci, new to the role of Macbeth, seems like a fresh discovery.” -- Le Figaro
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Works on This Recording

1.
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Veriano Luchetti (Tenor), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano), Leo Nucci (Baritone),
Samuel Ramey (Bass), Antonio Barasorda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus,  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 

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