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The 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 surtitles.Performers Aleksandrs Antonenko (Otello), Anja Harteros (Desdemona), Lucio Gallo (Iago), Antonio Poli (Cassio), Brindley Sherratt (Lodovico), Jihoon Kim (Montano), Ji Hyun Kim (Roderigo), Hanna Hipp (Emilia).
Music Rossini. Lyrics Francesco Maria Berio di Salsi. Producer Royal Opera House. Conductor Antonio Pappano. Director Elijah Moshinsky. Design Timothy O'Brien. Costume Peter J Hall. Lighting Robert Bryan. Choreographer Michael Popper. Choreographer Eleanor Fazan. Director William Hobbs (fight).
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