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Title Otello / by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Arrigo Boito (after the play by William Shakespeare) ; conducted by Daniel Barenboim ; directed for the stage by Jürgen Flimm ; directed for video by Alexandre Tarta.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Bel Air Media/VTHR/Mezzo/Classica/ANF Munich, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 782.1 OTELLO    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Note Music drama in four acts.
Performer Christian Franz (Otello) ; Emily Magee (Desdemona) ; Valeri Alexejev (Iago) ; Stephan Rügamer (Cassio) ; Andreas Schmidt (Roderigo) ; Katharina Kammerloher (Emilia) ; Gerd Wolf (Montano) ; Kwangchul Youn (Lodovico) ; Staatskapelle Berlin ; Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin ; Daniel Barenboim, conductor.
Summary Based on Shakespeare's tragic story of how a great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall. In order to revenge himself against Othello, his aide, Iago, uses deceit to awaken in Othello a suspicion that his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful to him. After Othello kills Desdemona he learns of Iago's treachery, and plunges a dagger into his own heart.
Language Sung in Italian with English, French, Spanish, and Japanese subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist.
Franz, Christian, 1968-
Magee, Emily.
Alekseev, Valeriĭ, 1954- Performer.
Schmidt, Andreas, 1947- Performer.
Wolf, Gerd, 1940- Performer.
Rügamer, Stephan. Performer.
Kammerloher, Katharina. Performer.
Youn, Kwanchul. Performer.
Barenboim, Daniel, 1942-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Otello.
Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin.
Staatskapelle Berlin.
Bel Air Media (Firm)
Mezzo (Television station : Paris, France)
Note Title on title credits: Othello
Standard No. 807280034790
Music No. 100347 Kinowelt Home Entertainment
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