Opera in Cinema: Macbeth from the Royal Opera House, London
Sunday Nov 25 01:00 PM
Sunday Nov 25 06:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
About the Film:
Conducted by Antonio Pappano. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd. 161mins (including one intermission)
Verdi’s most evocative music brings Shakespeare’s drama to life on the stage of the Royal Opera House. Macbeth stars British baritone Simon Keenlyside as the titular tormented ruler of Scotland. Don’t miss this thrilling tale of power and corruption staged live! $25, $20 museum members.
Special guest at 1pm: Tenor Lawrence Paxton, Professor of Voice and Chair of the Music Department at University of Hawai'i, Manoa, introduces the film and leads a post-screening Q+A. Paxton has performed more than 30 operatic roles with the companies of Santa Fe Opera, Memphis, Dallas, Fort Worth, St. Louis and Hawaii.