ROYAL OPERA HOUSE SCREENINGS
The Royal Opera present: ENCORE screening
Sunday 2 July
Pamoja Hall 2pm
Tickets £18.50, £17.00 concession, £15 Subscriber* & £10 child BOOK NOW
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World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner.
A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi's Otello draws on the full forces of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Royal Opera Chorus and this stellar line-up of principal singers, with exquisite duets, emotionally potent solo numbers and thrilling choruses. Particular highlights include Otello and Desdemona's rapturous love duet and Desdemona's poignant Willow Song.
Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this Italian masterpiece.
Approximate running time 2 hours 45 minutes including one interval. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.