[Met Performance] CID:356006
New Production
Otello {326} Metropolitan Opera House: 09/21/2015., Metropolitan Opera Radio Sirius XM channel 74 Broadcast live
Streamed at metopera.org
Times Squarecast

(Opening Night {131}
Peter Gelb General Manager
Debuts: Es Devlin, Luke Halls, Chad Shelton
Broadcast/Streamed/Times Squarecast)


Metropolitan Opera House
September 21, 2015 Broadcast/Streamed/Times Squarecast
Opening Night {131}

Peter Gelb, General Manager

New Production

OTELLO{326}
Giuseppe Verdi-Arrigo Boito/William Shakespeare

Otello..................Aleksandrs Antonenko
Desdemona...............Sonya Yoncheva
Iago....................Zeljko Lucic
Emilia..................Jennifer Johnson Cano
Cassio..................Dimitri Pittas
Lodovico................Günther Groissböck
Montàno.................Jeff Mattsey
Roderigo................Chad Shelton [Debut]
Herald..................Tyler Duncan

Conductor...............Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Production..............Bartlett Sher
Set Designer............Es Devlin [Debut]
Costume Designer........Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer.......Donald Holder
Projection Designer.....Luke Halls [Debut]

The production gift of Jacqueline Desmarais in memory of Paul G. Desmarais Sr.

The live transmission to Times Square was made possible with the cooperation of the City of New York, with leadership support provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Additional funding was provided by the Metropolitan Opera Guild and Opera News. This program is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment of the arts for Arts, Art Works and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council,

Broadcast live on Metropolitan Opera Radio Sirius XM channel 74
Streamed live at metopera.org
Transmitted to screens at Times Square

The National Anthem was played before the performance

This performance was dedicated to the memory of Jon Vickers (1926-2015), who sang the opera’s title role in 31 performances with the Met between 1965 and 1979.

Otello received thirteen performances this season.



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