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Otello

Synopsis
Verdi’s Otello recorded in performance at the Gran Teatre del Liceu. The opera was directed for stage by Willy Decker and for television by Angel Luis Ramírez. José Cura is Otello and Lado Atanell, Iago. The Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu is conducted by Antoni Ros-Marbà.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Italy
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2007
Recording date
21 Feb 2006
Duration
151 mins

Credits

Director
Ángel Luis Ramírez; Willy Decker
Writer
Arrigo Boito
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Production Design
John Macfarlane
Costume
John Macfarlane
Choreographer
Athol Farmer
Cast
José CuraOthello
Krassimira StoyanovaDesdemona
Lado AtaneliIago
Vittorio GrigoloMichael Cassio
Ketevan KemoklidzeEmilia

Additional Details

Theatre
Gran Teatre del Liceu
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Verdi and Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
Programme notes in English, French, German and Spanish. Sung in Italian with subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish and Catalan.

Filmed in HD.

Production Company

Name

amazon.com

Web
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Name

Gran Teatre del Liceu

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
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Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD

Archive

Name

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

Email
rha@nypl.org
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Phone
(212) 870 1663
Address
New York Public Library of Recorded Sound
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 100123

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