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Otello

Synopsis
Tom McKinney introduces a recording of the Vienna State Opera of Verdi’s Otello staged by Adrian Noble. Featuring Aleksandrs Antonenko as Otello, Olga Bezsmertna as Desdemona and Vladislav Sulimsky as Iago.
Series
Afternoon Concert
Language
English
Country
Austria; United Kingdom
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 Jan 2020 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Director
Adrian Noble
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Cast
Aleksandrs AntonenkoOtello (Othello)
Olga BezsmertnaDesdemona
Vladislav SulimskyIago
Jinxu XiahouMichael Cassio
Jongmin ParkLodovico
Leonardo NavarroRoderigo

Additional Details

Theatre company
Vienna State Opera
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Historical period
1910s
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Music; Shakespeare

Notes

History
Premiered on 20 June 2019. The performance on 7 February 2020 was scheduiled to be streamed live featuring Stephen Gould as Otello, Krassimira Stoyanova as Desdemona and Carlos Álvarez as Iago.

Production Company

Name

BBC Radio

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
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London
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Notes
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