French creation Opera by Pascal Dusapin on a libretto by Frédéric Boyer based on Macbeth by Shakespeare.
Co-commissioned by the Opéra Comique and the Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Macbeth Underworld was first staged in Bruxelles on 20th September 2019, and will premiere here in French. Thomas Jolly invents this outer world’ scenic space while Franck Ollu unfolds his sound universe as a fine connaisseur of Pascal Dusapin’s work and philosophy.
From 25 to 31 March Salle Favart
Performing in English, With French and English surtitles
Musical direction Franck Ollu | Stage direction Thomas Jolly
With Katarina Bradic, Georg Nigl, Ekaterina Lekhina, Lilly Jørstad, Christel Loetzsch, Gidon Saks, Graham Clark, Airelle Groleau / Rachel Masclet - children from La Maîtrise Populaire de l’Opéra Comique
Choir accentus / Opéra de Rouen Normandie | Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Photos © Baus - Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie (Bruxelles) - September 2019