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Author(s): Music Giuseppe Verdi, libretto Arrigo Boito
Company: The Royal Opera
Running time: 3h 10min approx

Verdi’s Shakespeare-inspired penultimate opera, Otello charts the fall of an all-powerful leader from the radiance of power to the darkness of deluded jealousy.

American tenor Russell Thomas takes on the title role alongside Armenian soprano Hrachuhí Bassénz as Desdemona and British baritone Christopher Maltman as Otello’s nemesis Iago. Daniele Rustioni conducts this revival of Keith Warner’s production.