[Met Performance] CID:291260
Cancelled Performance
Macbeth: Acts I, II partial
. Matinee Broadcast ed. Metropolitan Opera House: 01/23/1988., Broadcast

(Broadcast

During the second intermission, following Act II, a member of the audience leapt to his death from the side Family Circle; the balance of the performance was cancelled.)


Metropolitan Opera House
January 23, 1988 Matinee Broadcast

Macbeth: Acts I, II partial
Giuseppe Verdi--Francesco Maria Piave/Andrea Maffei

Macbeth.................Frederick Burchinal
Lady Macbeth............Elizabeth Connell
Banquo..................Samuel Ramey
Macduff.................Vyacheslav M. Polozov [Last performance]
Malcolm.................Thomas Booth
Lady-in-Attendance......Eva Zseller
Manservant..............Talmage Harper
Duncan..................Andrew Murphy
Fleance.................John Lenis
Murderer................James Courtney

Conductor...............Kazimierz Kord

[During the second intermission, following Act II, a member of the audience leapt to his death from the side Family Circle; the balance of the performance was cancelled.]



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