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Title Otello [(DVD) videorecording] / by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Arrigo Boito (after the play by William Shakespeare) ; directed for the stage by Elijah Moshinsky ; directed for television by Brian Large ; a co-production between The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [and] BBC-TV [and] Covent Garden Pioneer.

Publication Info. West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2001?]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.1 OTE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, Dolby processed.
Language Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
Performer Plácido Domingo (Otello) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Desdemona) ; Sergei Leiferkus (Iago) ; Roderick Earle (Montano) ; Robin Leggate (Cassio) ; Ramon Remedios (Roderigo) ; Claire Powell (Emilia) ; Christopher Lackner (a herald) ; Mark Beesley (Lodovico) ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Royal Opera Chorus ; Sir Georg Solti, conductor.
Credits Producers (for BBC), Stephany Marks, Peter Maniura ; producer (for Covent Garden Pioneer), Jane Pleydell-Bouverie ; camera supervisor, Nick Jordan ; choreography, Eleanor Fazan ; editor, Tom Jones.
Note Music drama in four acts.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary In order to revenge himself against Othello, Iago uses deceit to awaken in Othello a suspicion that his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful to him. After Othello kills Desdemona he learns of Iago's treachery, and plunges a dagger into his own heart.
Subject Operas -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918, librettist.
Moshinsky, Elijah, director.
Large, Brian, director.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- performer.
Te Kanawa, Kiri, performer.
Leĭferkus, Sergeĭ, 1946- performer.
Earle, Roderick, performer.
Leggate, Robin, performer.
Remedios, Ramon, performer.
Powell, Claire, 1954- performer.
Lackner, Christopher, performer.
Beesley, Mark, performer.
Solti, Georg, 1912-1997, conductor.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Otello.
Royal Opera House (London, England), performer, collaborator.
Covent Garden Pioneer, collaborator.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, collaborator.
Kultur International Films, publisher.
Added Title Othello
Note Title from menu: Giuseppe Verdi's Otello
ISBN 0769714927
Standard No. 032031149298
Music No. D1492 Kultur
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