Otello (The Metropolitan Opera)

Overview

The Metropolitan Opera mounted this September 25, 1978 production of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Otello, which the composer (in turn) originally adapted from William Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello. It stars Jon Vickers in the title role, Cornell MacNeil as Iago, Andrea Velis as Roderigo and Renatta Scotto as Desdemona. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus lend musical support, under the baton of James Levine, with David Stivender serving as chorus master. Peter J. Hall designed the costumes, Franco ...
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Overview

The Metropolitan Opera mounted this September 25, 1978 production of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Otello, which the composer (in turn) originally adapted from William Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello. It stars Jon Vickers in the title role, Cornell MacNeil as Iago, Andrea Velis as Roderigo and Renatta Scotto as Desdemona. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus lend musical support, under the baton of James Levine, with David Stivender serving as chorus master. Peter J. Hall designed the costumes, Franco Zeffirelli created the sets and mounted the production itself, and Fabrizio Melano directs for the stage.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/16/2011
  • UPC: 886979101296
  • Original Release: 1978
  • Source: Sony Classics
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Time: 2:24:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 55,156

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jon Vickers Otello
Renata Scotto Desdemona
Arthur Thompson A Herald
Raymond Gibbs Cassio
Robert Goodloe Montano
Jean Kraft Emilia
Cornell MacNeil Iago
James Morris Lodovico
Andrea Velis Roderigo
James Levine Conductor
Technical Credits
Kirk Browning Director
Michael Bronson Executive Producer
Peter Hall Costumes/Costume Designer
Christopher Sarson Producer
Franco Zeffirelli Set Decoration/Design
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Otello
1. Opening Credits: Una vela! Una vela! [5:00]
2. Esultate! L'orgoglio musulmano [2:11]
3. Roderigo, ebben che pensi? [2:35]
4. Fuoco di gioia! [2:22]
5. Roderigo, beviam! ... Inaffia l'ugola [5:07]
6. Capitano, v'attende la fazione ai baluardi [5:01]
7. Già nella notte densa [10:50]
8. No ti crucciar [2:17]
9. Vanne; la tua meta già vedo ... Credo in un Dio crudel [5:41]
10. Ciò m'accora ... Che parli? [4:05]
11. Un tal proposto ... Dove guardi splendono raggi [4:36]
12. D'un uom che geme sotto il tuo disdegno [1:47]
13. Se inconscia, contro te, sposo, ho peccato [3:37]
14. Tu?! Indietro! Fuggi! ... Ora e per sempre addio [1:59]
15. Pace, signor [2:22]
16. Era la notte, Cassio dormia [4:09]
17. Sì, pel ciel marmoreo giuro! [3:35]
18. La vedetta del porto [:02]
19. Dio ti giocondi, o sposo [2:35]
20. Esterrefatta fisso [4:43]
21. Dio! mi potevi scagliar tutti i mali [5:51]
22. Vieni, l'aula è deserta [4:20]
23. Quest'è il segnale [4:48]
24. Il Doge ed il Senato salutano [2:13]
25. A terra! ...sì ... nel livido fango [4:40]
26. Quell'innocente un fremtio ... Fuggite! [1:52]
27. Era più calmo? [8:02]
28. Piangea cantando (Willow Song) [5:01]
29. Ave Maria, piena di grazia [7:16]
30. Chi è là? Otello? [5:08]
31. Diceste questa sera le vostra preci? [2:39]
32. Nium mi tema [6:03]
33. Bows and Closing Credits [6:17]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Otello
   Play Opera
   Scene Selection
      Act l
      Act ll
      Act lll
      Act lV
   Set-Up
      Audio
         PCM Stereo
         DTS Surround
      English Subtitles
         English Subtitles: On
         English Subtitles: Off
   Resume
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