Royal Opera House: Otello

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.

OTELLO JONAS KAUFMANN

DESDEMONA MARIA AGRESTA

IAGO LUDOVIC TEZIER

MUSIC GIUSEPPE VERDI

CONDUCTOR ANTONIO PAPPANO

DIRECTOR KEITH WARNER

  • Tickets from: £15.00 - £17.00
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 45 minutes including one interval
  • Showing Times: Wednesday 28th June at 7.15pm
  • Genre: Opera
  • First showing: 28/06/2017
  • Last showing: 28/06/2017
  • Language: Italian