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Otello

VHS
146 minutes
M1500 .V48 O8231 1992

Opera in four acts. Music by Giuseppe Verdi. Libretto by Arrigo Boito after the play by William Shakespeare.

The Royal Opera Chorus
Chorus Director: Terry Edwards

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Leader: Bradley Creswick
Conductor: Georg Solti

Cast
Otello: Plácido Domingo - general of the Venetian forces
Desdemona: Kiri Te Kanawa - his wife
Iago: Sergei Leiferkus - Otello's ensign
Montano: Roderick Earle - former governor of Cyprus
Cassio: Robin Leggate - a captain
Roderigo: Ramon Remedios - a Venetian gentleman
Emilia: Claire Powell - Iago's wife
A Herald: Christopher Lackner
Lodovico: Mark Beesley - an ambassador from Venice

Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

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