The Metropolitan Opera: Otello
The Met season opens with Verdi's masterful Otello, inspired by Shakespeare's play and matching it 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 eljko Lucic plays the evil Iago, who masterminds Otello's demise. Dynamic maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
Cast: Sonya Yoncheva, Johan Botha, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Zeljko Lucic, Renée Fleming, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Directed by: Bartlett Sher, Seymon Bychkov
Written by: Giuseppe Verdi, Arrigo Boito, Verdi
Opens: Oct 17, 2015 Limited
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