From the Teatro Regio di Parma: "Macbeth" by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti - Stage director: Liliana Cavani. With Leo Nucci (Macbeth), Sylvie Valayre (Lady Macbeth), Enrico Giuseppe Iori (Banco), Roberto Iuliano (Macduff). "Macbeth" is Verdi's tenth opera and also his first involvement with the work of William Shakespeare, followed by "Otello" and "Falstaff". The work was premiered in 1847 in Florence, 18 years later a revised version was presented in Paris. With its successful synthesis of music and drama, "Macbeth" set new standards.