Why See Metropolitan Opera: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District?
Eva-Maria Westbroek stars in this Met Opera production of Shostakovich's tragedy. She plays the adulterous wife, Katerina, who is unfaithful to her husband with the visiting labourer, Sergei. When her father-in-law discovers her infidelity, she murders him with rat poison. Will Katerina and Sergei be able to keep their affair a secret? Or will her husband follow the same fate as his father?
This dramatic opera is directed by Graham Vick and stars soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as Katerina, with Brandon Jovanovich cast as her lover. The orchestra will be conducted by James Conlo.
Opening night: 10 November 2014
Cast and Creative
CastEva-Maria Westbroek as Katerina
Brandon Jovanovich as Sergei
Conducted by James Conlon
CreativeProduction: Graham Vick
Set & Costume Designer: Paul Brown
Lighting Designer: Nick Chelton
Choreographer: Rob Howell
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