Lady MacBeth isn’t evil, just ambitious

LOUISE PHILLIPS [Globe and Mail, 24 November 2006]
Few would argue that Vancouver Opera has grown into a darned good company over the past decade, but Covent Garden, it ain’t.
And Verdi’s 1847 Macbeth, although praised by critics for its orchestrations, has never enjoyed the same prominence as later works such as Rigoletto or A Masked Ball.