ROH: OTELLO. LIVE OPERA SCREENING - (What’s On)
Wednesday 28th June 2017

ROH: OTELLO. LIVE OPERA SCREENING

WEDNESDAY 28TH JUNE 2017, 7.15PM

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.

MUSIC GIUSEPPE VERDI, CONDUCTOR ANTONIO PAPPANO ,DIRECTOR KEITH WARNER. 

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 Award winning 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.
Running Time 165 minutes

Sung in Italian with English subtitles. Live Opera Screening.

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