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GP at the Met: Macbeth

Preview: Season 42 Episode 7 | 34s

Verdi’s powerful Shakespearean tragedy stars Serbian baritone Željko Lu?i? in the title role; Russian star soprano Anna Netrebko in her North American debut as Lady Macbeth; German bass René Pape as Banquo, one of the victims of Macbeth's bloody rise to the throne; and Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja as Macbeth's heroic rival Macduff. Airs Feb 1 at noon on PBS (at 12:30 pm in New York).

Aired: 02/01/15

Rating: NR

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