VERDI Otello. Placido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Sergei Leiferkus, The Royal Opera, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Georg Solti. BBC Opus Arte DVD
Otello: Plácido Domingo
Desdemona: Kiri Te Kanawa
Iago: Sergei Leiferkus
The Royal Opera, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Georg Solti
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London on 23rd & 27th October 1992.
In what many believe to be the finest production of Otello in modern times, Plácido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead a world-class cast under the exquisite musical direction of Sir Georg Solti. An outstanding performance of the first of Verdi's two late Shakespearian operas, universally regarded as sublime masterpieces of grand opera.
This is the second title in the Royal Opera House Collection, which presents some landmark recordings made in the closing years of the 20th century with world-class artists on a world stage. Recorded for BBC television, these collectable recordings are presented as an outstanding-value mid-price series.
Please note: These images are black and white production photos. The production is in colour.
Adverts in Gramophone, Classic fM and BBC Music Magazine.
‘Pure gold from the top team… Here was an evening to cherish, one to go straight into the memory in firmest indelible ink… The combination of Domingo and Solti promised gold and delivered
every ounce expected.’ The Times
IMPORTANT NOTE: Territory exclusion for Royal
Opera House Collection titles: USA, Canada
Running time 145 mins approx
Region code All regions
Picture format 4:3 Anamorphic
Sound format PCM 2.0
Menu language EN Subtitles EN
BBC Opus Arte DVD OAR3102D
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