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Met Opera - New season begins on Saturday

Published:Wednesday | October 8, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth in Verdi's 'Macbeth'.

The ninth season of Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live transmissions to more than 2,000 movie theatres in 69 countries, begins October 11 with Verdi's Shakespearean drama Macbeth, starring Anna Netrebko in her first Met performances of the vocally and dramatically demanding role of Lady Macbeth. Former Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Adrian Noble's acclaimed production, led by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi, features a starry cast, including Zeljko Lucic in the title role, Joseph Calleja as Macduff, and René Pape as Banquo.