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Otello

Synopsis
Recording of a Keith Warner’s staging of Verdi’s opera Otello, directed for the screen by Jonathan Haswell. Sung in Italian.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
2018
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Jonathan Haswell; Keith Warner
Conductor
Antonio Pappano
Cast
Jonas KaufmannOthello
Maria AgrestaDesdemona
Marco VratognaIago
Frederic AntounMichael Cassio
Kai RuutelEmilia
Thomas AtkinsRoderigo
Yuki ShibamotoMontano

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Historical period
Renaissance Italy
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
The DVD offers subtitles in English, French, German and Italian and two featurettes on Shakespeare’s characters and Verdi’s music.
History
The production originally ran at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden from 21 June to 15 July 2017. Screened live in cinemas on 28 June 2017 and then broadcast on UK television on BBC Four on 15 October 2017.

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
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Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

Distributor (DVD)

Name

Sony Classical

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