English National Opera open the 15/16 season with Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. A dramatic story of love and betrayal, violence and murder. Mark Wigglesworth conducts a dynamic cast which includes Patricia Racette and John Daszak as the lovers Katerina Ismailova and Sergei. Peter Hoare takes on the role of the cuckolded Zinovy and the Shabby Peasant portrayed by Adrian Thompson. The production opens on September 26th with performances through to October 20th.