Enter your username and password

Forgotten your username or password?

Your Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: due to many cancellations, it's important to check with event organisers if events currently in the calendar are taking place. If attending public events, please follow advice regarding washing your hands and wearing a mask, and exercise social distancing as advised by health authorities.

Luke Styles: Macbeth


Luke Styles: Macbeth

  • Date: Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 7:45pm
  • Venue: Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House (UK) — Bow St, London WC2E 9DD, United Kingdom

Event Details

Macbeth is the new opera from Australia-born, UK-based composer Luke Styles, a rising star in contemporary music. Styles became Glyndebourne’s first Young Composer in Residence in 2011 and held the post until 2014, with operatic works during his residency including Lovers Walk (2012) and Wakening Shadow (2013). Other theatre works include the acclaimed Handspun (ROH2, 2012), in collaboration with aerialist Ilona Jäntti, and the acerbic cabaret opera Unborn in America (2015).

For Macbeth Styles collaborates with American director Ted Huffman, who has also adapted the libretto from Shakespeare’s play. Huffman studied at Yale and on San Francisco Opera’s Merola Opera Program; his work includes acclaimed productions of Cavalli’s Giasone and Peter Maxwell Davies’s The Lighthouse for English Touring Opera.

Composer Luke Styles
Libretto William Shakespeare
Libretto adapted by Ted Huffman
Director Ted Huffman
Designer Kitty Callister
Lighting designer David Manion

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Macbeth : a chamber opera (2015) by Luke Styles
— performed by Glyndebourne Opera and Jeremy Bines

Featured artists

User reviews & comments

Be the first to share your thoughts, opinions or insights about this event.

To post your comment please login