Event title: Othello from ROH with English Subtitles
Venue: Theatre Severn, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury SY3 8FT
Name: Walker Theatre with ROH
Telephone: 01743 281281
Event description: On screen in the Walker Theatre, screened live from the Royal Opera House.
Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Othello in Verdi’s passionate retellinh of Shakespeares’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception & murder, conducted by Antonio Paaano.
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 Awardwinning 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.
Tickets cost £14.50 and can be purchased on-line by visiting http://www.theatresevern.co.uk/shows/film/otello-roh-live/ or by by calling 01743 281281