Scottish Opera's brooding, atmospheric take on Shakespeare's classic
Inspired by events in the war-torn Balkans, Dominic Hill’s, (Artistic Director at Citizens Theatre), acclaimed revival of the 2005 production is at once contemporary and ageless; a world of camouflage-clad leaders and grungy, chain-smoking witches, where power is all but comes at a price.
Unsettling and full of tension, the drama of Shakespeare’s play is underlined by the brilliance of Verdi’s score. Desperate and furious, at times ethereal and visionary, his music gets to the heart of this powerful story, intensifying the tragedy as Macbeth’s destiny unfolds.
Sung in English with piano accompaniment.