Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Opera: Work details

Composer: Dmitry Shostakovich
Music title: Op. 29
Librettist: Dmitry Shostakovich
Librettist: Alexander Preys
Work definition: Opera in four acts
Title notes: Also known as 'Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District'
After: After the short story 'Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk' by Nikolai Leskov
Language: Russian
World premiere: 22 January 1934, Maly Theatre, Leningrad
ROH premiere: 1 April 2004, The Royal Opera
ROH company premiere: 1 April 2004, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Related work: Katerina Ismailova
Productions
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (2004) The Royal Opera (13 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
29 May 2002 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London