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Opera In English - Verdi: Otello / Elder, Plowright, Et Al


Release Date: 10/23/2001 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3068   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gordon TraynorNeil HowlettRosalind PlowrightSean Rea,   ... 
Conductor:  Mark Elder
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera OrchestraEnglish National Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A live recording of ENO's 1983 production, directed by Jonathan Miller Recorded in: London Coliseum 6, 22, 25 & 28 January 1983 Producer(s) John Fraser Sound Engineer(s) Stuart Eltham A live recording of ENO's 1983 production, directed by Jonathan Miller Recorded in: London Coliseum 6, 22, 25 & 28 January 1983 Producer(s) John Fraser Sound Engineer(s) Stuart Eltham Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Otello by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gordon Traynor (Baritone), Neil Howlett (Baritone), Rosalind Plowright (Soprano),
Sean Rea (Bass), Shelagh Squires (Mezzo Soprano), Stuart Kale (Tenor),
Malcolm Rivers (Baritone), Charles Craig (Tenor), Bonaventure Bottone (Tenor)
Conductor:  Mark Elder
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  English National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1983 
Venue:  Coliseum, London, England 
Length: 128 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: See, the sail there! (Chorus, Montano, Cassio, Iago, Roderigo)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Oh rejoice now! (Otello, Chorus)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Roderigo, speak up (Iago, Roderigo)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Flame of rejoicing! (Chorus)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Roderigo, drink up! (Iago, Cassio, Chorus)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Brindisi: Good comrades, brave and true (Iago, Cassio, Chorus, Roderigo)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 1: Captain Cassio, the guard awaits your orders (Montano, Cassio, Iago, Chorus)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 2: Your swords cast before me! (Otello, Iago, Cassio, Montano)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 3: Now in the silent darkness (Otello, Desdemona)
Otello (sung in English): Act I Scene 3: Once when you told me of your life in exile (Desdemona, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 1: Don't give up hope, but trust in me (Iago, Cassio)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Take it; take the path to your ruin (Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: Yes, I believe in a God who has created me (Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 2: There she is ... Cassio ... your chance ... (Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: How distressing ... (Iago, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: Beware, O my lord, beware of jealousy (Iago, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 3: At your glances, flame in our hearts (Chorus, Desdemona, Otello, Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 4: I come from someone who has felt your anger (Desdemona, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 4: Grant me, oh grant me sweet words of pardon (Desdemona, Otello, Iago, Emilia)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: Desdemona guilty! (Otello, Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: Now and forever farewell (Otello, Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: By all creation! Can I believe in Desdemona? (Otello, Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: Darkness had fallen, Cassio was sleeping ... (Iago, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act II Scene 5: See me swear, you heavens above me! (Otello, Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 1: I bring word that the watchman at the harbour (Herald, Otello, Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: God give you joy, Otello (Desdemona, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 2: You are trying to tease me (Desdemona, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 3: God! Had it pleased you to try me with affliction (Otello ) - Act III Scene 4: Ah! Damned for ever! (Otello, Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 5: Come now; the hall's deserted (Iago, Cassio, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 5: This is a cobweb, men are flies (Iago, Cassio)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 6: How shall I take her life? (Otello, Iago, Chorus)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 7: Hail him! All hail him! (Chorus, Lodovico, Otello, Desdemona, Emilia, Iago)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 8: All hear me! The Doge ... (Otello, Roderigo, Iago, Cassio, Lodovico)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 8: I lie here! Yes: I lie in the dust here ... (Desdemona, Emilia, Roderigo, Cassio, Lodovico, Chorus, Iago, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 8: All in this day of glory rejoice (Iago, Chorus, Otello, Lodovico, Desdemona)
Otello (sung in English): Act III Scene 9: But who can flee himself! (Otello, Iago, Chorus)
Otello (sung in English): Act IV Scene 1: Did he seem calmer? (Desdemona, Emilia)
Otello (sung in English): Act IV Scene 1: The poor soul sat sighing beneath a willow ... (Desdemona, Emilia)
Otello (sung in English): Act IV Scene 2: Ave Maria, mother of mercy (Desdemona)
Otello (sung in English): Act IV Scene 3: Who's there? ... Otello? (Desdemona, Otello)
Otello (sung in English): Act IV Scene 3: Calm and cold as the tomb (Otello, Emilia, Desdemona)
Otello (sung in English): Act IV Scene 4: Who's shouting! Oh God! Ah no! (Emilia, Iago, Otello, Cassio, Montano, Lodovico)
Otello (sung in English): Act IV Scene 4: Do not fear me (Otello, Cassio, Chorus)

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