Wed 28 Jun
OTELLO (ROH Live)
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ON SCREEN IN THE WALKER THEATRE
LIVE FROM THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE
THE ROYAL OPERA
OPERA IN FOUR ACTS
JONAS KAUFMANN MAKES HIS ROLE DEBUT AS OTELLO IN VERDI'S PASSIONATE RETELLING OF SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT TRAGEDY OF JEALOUSY, DECEPTION AND MURDER, CONDUCTED BY ANTONIO PAPPANO
World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Awardwinning director Keith Warner.
A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi's Otello draws on the full forces of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Royal Opera Chorus and this stellar line-up of principal singers, with exquisite duets, emotionally potent solo numbers and thrilling choruses. Particular highlights include Otello and Desdemona's rapturous love duet and Desdemona's poignant 'Willow Song'. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this Italian masterpiece.
OTELLO JONAS KAUFMANN
DESDEMONA MARIA AGRESTA
IAGO LUDOVIC TÉZIER
MUSIC GIUSEPPE VERDI
CONDUCTOR ANTONIO PAPPANO
DIRECTOR KEITH WARNER
Approx. 2h 45m (inc. interval)
Sung in Italian with English subtitles
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