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Verdi: Otello / Solti, Domingo, Te Kanawa

Verdi / Domingo / Te Kanawa / Leiferkus / Solti
Release Date: 04/01/2001 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 1492  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sergei LeiferkusPlacido DomingoDame Kiri Te KanawaRoderick Earle,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 2 Hours 26 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Placido Domingo performs one of his signature roles in this thrilling Covent Garden production of Verdi's operatic tale of jealous love. Starring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa as Desdemona, Sergei Leiferkus as Iago, and conducted by Sir Georg Solti. Also starring Roderick Earle, Robin Leggate, Ramon Remedios, Claire Powell, Christopher Lackner, and Mark Beesley.

"Domingo has surely never sounded finer in the part... on top of things vocally, he cuts a dashing figure on the stage, he has undeniable presence and his chemistry with Te Kanawa is magical. Their love duet together is a reminder of the ease they normally shared together on stage. The third-act monologue is deeply moving, a perfect showcase for Domingo's talents at vocal
Read more acting, whilst he conveys the character's resignation and heavy heart during the death scene." -- musicalcriticism.com

Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Cast & Crew

STARRING:
Placido Domingo, Otello
Dame 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, Ledovico

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

Director: Elijah Moshinsky
Set Designer: Timothy O'Brien
Costume Designer: Peter J. Hall
Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan
Choreographer: Eleanor Fazan
Fight Arranger: William Hobbs

Executive Producer: Revel Guest
Producer: Jane Pleydell-Bouverie
Director: Brian Large

Region: 1 (US and Canada) Running Time: 146 minutes Color: Color
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Works on This Recording

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Otello by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano),
Roderick Earle (Bass), Ramon Remedios (Tenor), Robin Leggate (Tenor),
Claire Powell (Mezzo Soprano), Mark Beesley (Bass), Christopher Lackner (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 

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