About Macbeth at the Metropolitan Opera

The New York Times said of the March 15, 2012 premiere: "The highlight of the night was the
conducting: Gianandrea Noseda led a briskly paced and taut interpretation and the orchestra sounded in top form...Mr. Noseda illuminated the many subtleties and imaginative touches of Verdi's score."
Musical America continued "On the podium Gianandrea Noseda molds the score to bring out a maximum of lyrical intensity and dramatic energy -- Verdi conducting doesn't come much better than this."
The Associated Press concluded, "Noseda, music director of the Teatro Regio in Turin, Italy, drew a propulsive and energized sound from the orchestra..."