ROH: Otello

Certificate
non
Duration
180 minutes

JONAS KAUFMANN MAKES HIS ROLE DEBUT AS OTELLO IN VERDI'S PASSIONATE RETELLING OF SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT TRAGEDY OF JEALOUSY, DECEPTION AND MURDER, CONDUCTED BY ANTONIO PAPPANO

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.

APPROXIMATE RUNNING TIME 2 HOURS 45 MINUTES, INCLUDING ONE INTERVAL.
SUNG IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Otello: Jonas Kaufmann
Desdemona: Maria Agresta
Iago: Marco Vratogna
Music: Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Director: Keith Warner

Adult £20.00
Concession £15.00
Royal box £20.00

4 stars "The hottest ticket this year is indubitably Jonas Kaufmann’s debut as Otello" - The Independent

Showings

Wednesday 28th June
Evening 1915  ROH LIVE Book
Sunday 2nd July
Matinee 1400  ROH LIVE Book

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