Otello

Otello
27 AUG 2017
11 AM | R100
The Fugard Bioscope

Story

Screened as part of the 2017 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Season. From The Royal Opera House.

World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award- winning director Keith Warner.

A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi’s Otello draws on the full forces of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Royal Opera Chorus and this stellar line- up of principal singers, with exquisite duets, emotionally potent solo numbers and thrilling choruses. Particular highlights include Otello and Desdemona’s rapturous love duet and Desdemona’s poignant ‘Willow Song’. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this Italian masterpiece.

Dates & Times

  • Dates

    27 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
  • Time

    11 AM
  • Price

    R100
  • Duration

    2 hours 25 minutes

Cast & Creative

  • Cast

    • Jonas KaufmannOtello
  • Creative

    • Giuseppe VerdiMusic
    • Antonio PappanoConductor
    • Keith WarnerDirector

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