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The primary function of this brochure was to encourage those people who don't typically attend the opera to experience it for the first time.

The primary function of this brochure was to encourage those people who don't typically attend the opera to experience it for the first time.

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  • Photo courtesy of Seattle Opera © Rozarii Lynch photo. Turbulent 19th centur y Italy is the stage for Shakespeare’s tortured tale of one man’s self-destruction in his mad quest for power. ] Macbeth, the last of William Shakespeare’s four great tragedies (Hamlet, King Lear and Othello were the other three) finds new featuring vibrancy in Giuseppe Verdi’s stirring opera set during the Italian “radiant high notes, blazing Risorgimento period that culminated in the unification of Italy. coloratura facility, This is an intense, masterful piece of musical drama that unlike subtle dynamic shadings, & grand many operas, does not center around a love story. Instead, you musical style” ] are taken on a dark, ominous journey and follow Macbeth in his OPERA M AGAZINE Brenda Harris bloody and crazed rise to power. Emboldened by the prophecies LADY MACBETH of a trio of witches, and encouraged by his wife, Lady Macbeth, “…tall, dark & Macbeth sets upon claiming his destiny by murder and deceit. handsome; his Violent and often gruesome, with blood flowing from the castle posture is arrogant & his manner ramparts, Macbeth is only for the strong-of-heart. But view and quite dazzling.” ] hear Macbeth in all of its expressive grandeur, and you will THE MELBOURNE TIMES Louis Otey be treated to one of the greatest dramas and psychological MACBETH stories ever set to opera. You will leave understanding that, madness “Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” This breathtaking new ry production will be unveiled in May when the Seattle Opera ambition “an outstanding presents the premiere. Our performance is also co-produced performance.” ] with the Seattle Opera. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Macbeth OPERA NEWS Lori Phillips LADY MACBETH Macbeth] Opening Night Sponsored by TUC OCTOBER 7 & 8, 2006 by Giuseppe Verdi PHX OCTOBER 12, 13, 14 & 15, 2006 4 5