Lady macbeth of the mtsensk district sheet music, music. Watch lady macbeth of mtsensk full movie in hd visit a young woman, married to a wealthy man, but miserably lonel. Lady macbeth of mtsensk by dmitri shostakovich, mstislav rostropovich, london. Lady macbeth of mtsensk is rarely performed outside major centres, and parts of the action are hard to follow on a recording, this movie fills the gap, leading to a real understanding of the work. The novella lady macbeth of the mtsensk district by nikolai leskov. William oldroyds debut feature based on nikolai leskovs 1865 novella lady macbeth of the mtsensk district is the way our sympathies. The libretto, jointly written by alexander preys and the composer, is based on. Lady macbeth of the mtsensk district opera wikipedia. Lady macbeth of mtsensk movie weigl 19781992 opera on video. Lady macbeth of the mtsensk district is an opera in four acts and nine scenes by dmitri shostakovich, his opus 29.
The soprano evamaria westbroek stars as a poignant yet earthy restless housewife in the metropolitan operas production of shostakovichs 1934 opera lady macbeth of mtsensk. Katerina is driven by a lust for life and for love. A young woman, married to a wealthy man, but miserably lonely. When sergei starts work on the family estate, she sees in him a chance for salvation. With its passionate heroine, sexy plot and lovely music, shostakovichs opera lady macbeth of mtsensk was a huge hit. Why shostakovichs lady macbeth of mtsensk was too scary. No wonder, then, that she longs to free herself from this yoke. In lady macbeth of the mstensk district, author nikolai leskov describes the tortured life of a woman consumed by sexual passionan obsession that leads her to kill her lover, his father, his. Mets lady macbeth of mtsensk stars evamaria westbroek. Homeshostakovichlady macbeth of mtsensk movie weigl 19781992. Dmitri shostakovich lady macbeth of mtsensk part 1.732 1065 644 972 713 659 827 216 1132 1207 1465 983 368 69 146 1175 713 132 176 224 410 573 940 766 38 720 596 166 1224 1392 498 778 722 1326 372 174 524 637 551