This live production from the 2008 Salzburg Festival features young singers Marina Poplavskaya and Stephen Costello and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of leading Verdian Riccardo Muti, in a new production by Stephen Langridge, known from his successful work at London´s Royal Festival Hall, Tokio and Bregenz.
Bonus Talking Otello (20 minutes)
BD: DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo
“Otello is played by Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is tremendous in all respects. His Desdemona is the lovely Marina Poplovskaya...an expert in suffering. Carlos Àlvarez's Iago and Stephen Costello's Cassio are both nothing short of outstanding.”
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