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Macbeth

Composer:
Ernest Bloch
Original Language:
French
Librettist:
Edmond Fleg
Description:
Opera in Three Acts
Notes:

after Shakespeare

Time:
11th Century
Place:
Scotland
Role Voice Part Classification
Lady Macbeth Soprano L
Macbeth Baritone L
Banquo/A Servant/Duncan/Malcolm/A Murderer Tenor F*
Macduff/A Murderer Bass-Baritone F*
Witch #1 Soprano S
Witch #2 Soprano S
Witch #3 Mezzo-Soprano S
* Combined roles are for the production by Long Beach Opera and Chicago Opera Theater. This version, which is sung in English, omits many roles, is substantially cut, and is performed without intermission. It uses a reduced orchestration.
 
Minimum Chorus:  40
Divisi:  SATB