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Verdi: Otello / Antonenko, Ceron, Poplavskaya, Alvarez, Muti

Release Date: 06/25/2013 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 725008  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Antonello CeronMarina PoplavskayaBarbara Di CastriCarlos Alvarez,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera ChorusVienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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As part of C Major’s TUTTO VERDI project, this live-production of Otello from the 2008 Salzburg Festival features Ricardo Muti – one of the world’s best Verdi conductors – and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The cast includes young singers Marina Poplavskaya and Stephen Costello. The stage production is from Stephen Langridge, known from his work at London´s Royal Festival Hall, in Tokyo and Bregenz.

Giuseppe Verdi

Otello – Aleksandrs Antonenko
Desdemona – Marina Poplavskaya
Jago – Carlos Álvarez
Emilia – Barbara Di Castri
Cassio – Stephen Costello
Read more – Antonello Ceron
Lodovico – Mikhail Petrenko
Montano – Simone del Savio
Un araldo – Andrea Porta

Salzburg Festival Children’s Chorus
Vienna State Opera Chorus
(chorus master: Thomas Lang)
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor

Stephen Langridge, stage director
George Souglides, set designer
Emma Ryott, costume designer
Giuseppe di Iorio, lighting designer

Recorded live at the Salzburg Festival, 5–10 August 2008

Bonus: - Introduction to Otello

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese
Running time: 143 mins (opera) + 10 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Antonello Ceron (Tenor), Marina Poplavskaya (Soprano), Barbara Di Castri (Mezzo Soprano),
Carlos Alvarez (Baritone), Aleksandrs Antonenko (Tenor), Mikhail Petrenko (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 

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