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ROH Live opera: Macbeth ROH Live opera: Macbeth

ROH Live opera: Macbeth

Duration: 200mins

Verdi’s life-long love affair with Shakespeare’s works began with Macbeth, a play he considered to be ‘one of the greatest creations of man’. With his librettist, Francesco Maria Piave, Verdi set out to create ‘something out of the ordinary’. Their success is borne out in every bar of a score that sees Verdi at his most theatrical: it bristles with demonic energy. The warrior Macbeth fi ghts on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific c acts. Murder makes Macbeth king, and intrigue and butchery are the hallmarks of his brief, doomed reign. The witches make another prediction, which also comes true: Macbeth and his lady lose their lives, and justice is restored. Phyllida Lloyd’s 2002 production for The Royal Opera is richly hued, shot through with black, red and gold. The witches – imagined by designer Anthony Ward as strange, scarlet-turbaned creatures – are ever-present agents of fate. Lloyd depicts the Macbeths’ childlessness as the dark sadness lurking behind their terrible deeds. The Royal Opera’s production uses Verdi’s 1865 Paris revision of the opera, which includes Lady Macbeth’s riveting aria ‘La luce langue’.

Wed 4 Apr19:15

 

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The Grosvenor Cinema

The Grosvenor is the only fully-licensed picture house in Glasgow's West End.

Our two cinema screens each have spacious, luxury leather seating, with a back row of leather sofas for extra comfort to enjoy our screening of the latest films and old favourites.

Ticket Prices

Peak Admission: Mon-Fri after 17.00, all day Sat & Sun, Bank Holidays:

Adult £9.70
Child £6.00
Senior £7.00
Student £7.00 with valid student ID (£6.00 with valid student ID and SR App)

 

Off-peak Admission: Mon-Fri before 17.00:

Adult £7.00
Child £5.00
Senior £6.00
Student £6.00 with valid student ID (£5.00 with valid student ID and SR App)

 

Kids’ Club: £4.00 for all seats

Watch With Baby: £6.00 for all seats

Toddler Time: £3.00 for children, free for accompanying adults

 

For live broadcasts and special events, admission prices may vary.

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Post-Production

Grosvenor Cafe

The Grosvenor Cafe

UK and International Restaurant & Bar Design Awards-winning venue and so much more. Our combination classic & contemporary menus and a busy programme of live entertainment, evening classes and kid stuff every week mean we are a true West End hub.

Why not pop upstairs for a meal or drink after the film?