Verdi: Otello (2012)
Release : 2012-10-27
Runtime : 157 minutes
Cast : Johan Botha, Renée Fleming, Falk Struckmann, Michael Fabiano, James Morris, Eduardo Valdes
Language : it
Descriptions Verdi: Otello
A Riveting Performance all Around
In Verdi’s retelling of Shakespeare’s towering tragedy, Renée Fleming gives a captivating performance as the innocent Desdemona, a role long considered one of her calling cards. Johan Botha as the title hero delivers an imposing portrayal of a proud warrior brought down by jealousy, and Falk Struckmann is thrilling as the villainous Iago. James Morris sings Lodovico. Elijah Moshinsky’s production is conducted by Semyon Bychkov.