DetailsThe Othello story, how jealousy can undermine even the deepest love. Cyprus, at the end of the 15th century, is an outpost of the Venetian Empire, at war with the Turks. The Governor is the Moor Otello, who has just married Desdemona, the young daughter of a noble Venetian family. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. A new production sponsored by Accenture.
Cast/Performers Gwynne Howell (Montano), Kurt Streit (Cassio), Anthony Michaels-Moore (Iago), Peter Auty (Roderigo), David Rendall (Otello), Susan Chilcott (Desdemona), Jean Rigby (Emilia)
Lyrics: Francesco Maria Berio di Salsi
Company(s): Glyndebourne Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Glyndebourne Chorus
Conductor: Richard Farnes
Director(s): Peter Hall, Nicholas Hall (fight)
Design: John Gunter
Lighting: Mark Henderson