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Otello

Alternative title
Othello
Synopsis
Barlett Sher directs Verdi’s opera with Aleksandrs Antonenko in the title role and Zeliko Lu i , as Iago. The Metropolitan Opera and Chorus is conducted by Adam Fischer, Presented by Mary Jo Heath and Ira Siff.
Series
Opera on 3: Live from the Met
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
24 Apr 2016 at 18:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
210 mins

Credits

Director
Bartlett Sher
Writer
Arrigo Boito
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Cast
Aleksandrs AntonenkoOthello
Hibla GerzmavaDesdemona
Zeljko Lu iIago
Alexey DolgovMichael Cassio

Additional Details

Theatre
Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY
Theatre company
New York Metropolitan Opera
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Race-blind casting

Notes

General
The production made headlines for being the first in the company’s history not to use blackface make-up for the tenor.

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

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