MACBETH :: Verdi :: Sep 18 & 20


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A bold presentation, MACBETH teems with madness, the supernatural
and deliciously unrestrained passion.

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 8 pm
Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2pm
The Brown Theatre

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Macbeth and Lady Macbeth burn with ruthless purpose in Verdi’s opera based on Shakespeare’s classics thriller. After they take the crown by murder, their reign of terror and corruption is engulfed by their doomed fate. Full Synopsis 

With magnificent sets and costumes from the Pacific Opera Victoria, this production offers a terse and vivid portrayal of Verdi’s richly emotional score.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Performed in four acts. Performance timing approx. 2 hours 55 minutes

Start your opera experience one hour before the curtain rises with a discussion preview. Get insights to the production and into the mind of the composer. Learn about the social and historical context of the opera and behind the scenes details of the production process.


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Lyne Fortin as Lady Macbeth

Gregory Dahl as Macbeth

Gregory Dahl as Macbeth

Natasha Foley as Lady-in-waiting

Natasha Foley as Lady-in-waiting

Joshua Wheeker as Malcolm

Joshua Wheeker as Malcolm

Actor Headshot

Joseph Mechavich Conductor

Keturah Stickann, Director

Keturah Stickann, Director


Macbeth Study Guide


Gregory Dahl as Macbeth  courtesy of Pacific Opera Northwest

Gregory Dahl as Macbeth
courtesy of Pacific Opera Victoria


Lyne Fortin as Lady Macbeth Courtesy of Pacific Opera Victoria


Witches of Macbeth Courtesy of Pacific Opera Victoria

Media Links

An interview with Gregory Dahl — “Leading Verdi Baritone”

Lyne Fortin sings a soprano aria from Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA

Solomon Howard sings “Old Man River” from SHOW BOAT

The “Witches Chorus” from Verdi’s MACBETH

Related Events

Kentucky’s Shakespeare in the Park presents “Macbeth” :: July & Aug 2015