Otello
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Otello

Director: Walter Felsenstein

Cast: Hans Nocker, Christa Noack Van Kamptz, Vladimir Bauer

     
 

In the final decades of his life, opera guru Walter Felseinstein (1901-75) built and sustained a reputation for restaging seminal works from the operatic canon for film cameras, and shooting them on closed sets, usually with the original casts involved. Such was the case with this unique 1969 version of Giuseppe Verdi's four-act opera Othello, which Verdi, inSee more details below

Overview

In the final decades of his life, opera guru Walter Felseinstein (1901-75) built and sustained a reputation for restaging seminal works from the operatic canon for film cameras, and shooting them on closed sets, usually with the original casts involved. Such was the case with this unique 1969 version of Giuseppe Verdi's four-act opera Othello, which Verdi, in turn, adapted from William Shakespeare's iconic tragedy. As filmed at the DEFA Studio in Babelsberg, this version stars Hanns Nocker as Othello, Christa Noack as Desdemona, Vladimir Bauer as Iago and Hans-Otto Rogge as Cassio. The Chorus and Orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin provide added musical accompaniment.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/27/2009
UPC:
0807280129199
Original Release:
1969
Source:
Arthaus Musik
Region Code:
0
Time:
2:01:00
Sales rank:
90,071

Special Features

Introduction (from the script) of the 4 acts with a picture gallery; Interview with Walter Felsenstein on filming of "Othello" (interviewed by Dieter Kranz, 1959); Interview with Walter Felsenstein on production of "Othello" (interviewed by Dieter Kranz, 1969); Video and audio restoration, footage with a commentary of Christoph Felsenstein

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