Screening from November 14, 2015
NEW PRODUCTION! Verdi’s masterful Otello matches Shakespeare’s play in tragic intensity. Director Bartlett Sher probes the Moor’s dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast: tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desdemona, Otello’s innocent wife and victim; and baritone Željko Lučić plays the evil Iago, who masterminds Otello’s demise. Dynamic maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Production: Bartlett Sher Cast: Sonya Yoncheva, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Željko Lučić
Sung in Italian with Met Titles in English
Approximate running time: 3 hours 30 minutes inc. intermission