New Production! Superstar 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 staging by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner, conducted by Antonio Pappano. A major work of the opera repertory, it promises to be a thrilling season highlight.
Director: Keith Warner. Conductor: Antonio Pappano. Cast: Jonas Kaufmann, Maria Agresta. Duration: approx. 2h45, incl interval. Sung in Italian, with English subtitles.
10.30am Sun 30 July