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22/01/1934 Dmitri Shostakovitch's opera "Lady MacBeth" premieres


Anna Netrebko sings Vieni! t'affretta! from Lady Macbeth by Shostakovich


Shostakovich: 'Shabby Peasant's Aria' from Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, Op.29


Shostakovich: " Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk": Act 1,Sc.1 (Katerina's Arioso)- Nadine Secunde


Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Suite - Orchestre de Paris/Rostropovich (2006)


Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Interlude III)

Lady Macbeth is an opera in four acts and nine scenes by Dmitri Shostakovich, his Opus 29. The libretto, jointly written by Alexander Preys and the composer, is based on the novel of the same name by Nikolai Leskov. It is about a lonely woman who falls in love with one of her husband's workers and is driven to murder.