The Royal Opera - Otello Reviews
11 July 2020
Aleksandrs Antonenko (Otello), Anja Harteros (Desdemona)
Antonio Poli (Cassio)
Lucio Gallo (Iago)
Hanna Hipp (Emilia), Anja Harteros (Desdemona), Lucio Gallo (Iago)
Aleksandrs Antonenko (Otello)

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Otello

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 17

Quand Pappano va...
23 Aug 12 / Forum Opéra
Verdi’s Otello is a grand masterpiece – but why does the lead black up?
28 Jul 12 / Telegraph
Every note mattered
22 Jul 12 / The Jewish Chronicle
A great night for Verdi and for opera
17 Jul 12 / Musical Criticism
Outstanding
17 Jul 12 / The Guardian
Pappano imbues Elijah Moshinsky’s still-handsome production with a burning intensity
17 Jul 12 / Financial Times (via Google)
Royal Opera’s Otello is a triumph
17 Jul 12 / Seen and Heard
A thrilling end to the season
16 Jul 12 / What's on Stage
Glorious, absolutely glorious
16 Jul 12 / Opera Britannia
Beglückende Desdemona
16 Jul 12 / klassik.com
Opera at its thrilling, visceral best
14 Jul 12 / Telegraph
Just about everything was right about this revival
14 Jul 12 / Independent
A convincingly plotted if conventional revival
14 Jul 12 / Evening Standard
Antonio Pappano wrought a febrile, restless performance that the members of a great orchestra played as one
14 Jul 12 / Classical Source
Vintage production with some fresh voices at ROH
14 Jul 12 / Music OMH
It’s the evening’s musical values that prove memorable and, indeed, make this a world class realisation
14 Jul 12 / The Stage
This Moor and his unfortunate wife are well up to the high standards of conductor Pappano's vintage Verdi
13 Jul 12 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Cast
Harteros/Poplavskaya, Gallo, Poli, Kim, Sherratt, Kim, Hipp, Antonenko
(c) Pappano (d) Moshinsky
Performance dates
12, 15, 18, 21, 24 July 2012
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