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.
Genre :  Opera
Year :  2016
Length :  165 min.
Otello-Jonas Kaufmann
Desdemona-Maria Agresta
Iago-Ludovic Tézier
Cassio-Frédéric Antoun
Roderigo-Thomas Atkins
Emilia-Kai Rüütel
Montano-Simon Shibambu
Lodovico-In Sung Sim
Release date  30 July 2017

subtitled in English

Upcoming screenings 

Jul 30th 13:00
Aug  3rd 18:00
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