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Title Otello [videorecording] / a co-production between The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, BBC-TV and Covent Garden Pioneer ; by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito (after the play by William Shakespeare) ; directed for the stage by Elijah Moshinsky ; directed for television by Brian Large.

Imprint West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2001?], c1992.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B VERD OTE S92DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note An opera in four acts.
Credits Camera supervisor, Nick Jordan ; choreography, Eleanor Fazan ; editor, Tom Jones.
Performer Plácido Domingo (Otello) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Desdemona) ; Sergei Leiferkus (Iago) ; Roderick Earle (Montano) ; Robin Leggate (Cassio) ; Ramon Remedios (Roderigo) ; Claire Powell (Emilia) ; Christopher Lackner (a herald) ; Mark Beesley (Lodovico) ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Royal Opera Chorus ; Sir Georg Solti, conductor.
Summary In order to revenge himself against Othello, Iago uses deceit to awaken in Othello a suspicion that his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful to him. After Othello kills Desdemona he learns of Iago's treachery, and plunges a dagger into his own heart.
System Details DVD; Dolby processed.
Language Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918 Librettist.
Moshinsky, Elijah Director.
Large, Brian. Director.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer.
Te Kanawa, Kiri Performer.
Leĭferkus, Sergeĭ, 1946- Performer.
Earle, Roderick Performer.
Leggate, Robin. Performer.
Remedios, Ramon. Performer.
Powell, Claire, 1954- Performer.
Lackner, Christopher Performer.
Beesley, Mark. Performer.
Solti, Georg, 1912-1997 Conductor.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Otello.
Royal Opera House (London, England) Performer. clb
Covent Garden Pioneer clb
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service clb
Kultur International Films Publisher.
Added Title Giuseppe Verdi's Otello
ISBN 0769714927 : $29.95
Standard No. 032031149298
Music No. D1492 Kultur

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