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Culture news, 19.04.2001 15:32

"MacBeth" in St. Petersburg.

Photo by Yu. Belinsky, ITAR-TASS. Staging Director David MacVicar moved the setting of the opera to 17th century Scotland. The play's decorations, created by Tanya MacCallin, are brought down to the minimal level and its action concentrates on the tragedy's heroes. Valery Gergiev acted as musical director and conductor of this staging. Photo of a scene from the play by Yu. Belinsky, ITAR-TASS. MacBeth is played by Accomplished Artist of Russia Sergei Murzayev, Lady MacBeth by Irina Gordei.

News source: ITAR-TASS

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