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Otello

Alternative title
Othello
Synopsis
Rossini’s opera Othello introduced by Donald Macleod direct from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Bruce Ford is Otello and Octavio Arevalo is Iago. Gianluigi Gelmetti conducts the Chorus and Orchestra.
Series
Performance on 3
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
17 Feb 2000 at 18:55 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Music
Gioacchino Rossini
Contributor
Donald Macleod
Cast
Bruce FordOtello (Othello)
Mariella DeviaDesdemona
Octavio AreveloIago
Leah-Marian JonesEmilia
Alastair MilesElmiro
Kenneth TarverRoderigo
Robin LeggateDuke of Venice
Timothy RobinsonGondolier
Timothy RobinsonLucio

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Theatre company
Royal Opera House Chorus
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Act I broadcast 18:55-20.10. Acts II & III 20:10-22.15. The interval talk is BEYOND BUFFO in which Graham Fawcett talks about Rossini’s life and operas.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Name

National Screen & Sound Archive of Wales/Archif Genedliaethol Sgrin a Sain Cymru

Email
Enquiry form on website
Web
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Phone
01970 632828
Fax
01970 632544
Address
National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth
Wales
SY23 3BU

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