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Verdi: Otello / Placido Domingo, Barbara Frittoli, Leo Nucci, Rossana Rinaldi, Cesare Catani. Riccardo Muti (live, Teatro alla Scala 2001) [DVD]

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The Milan "Otello" traditionally opens the Scala season and did so in 2001 on 7 December. Graham Vick's direction, which treats the emotional drama of the protagonists in a sensitive rather than sensationalist way, no doubt contributed in great measure to the success of this production. The Orchestra della Scala, under the baton of Riccardo Muti, never sacrificed the dark, disturbing elements of the score to the rich melodious sound.

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Run Time: 140 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.1
Subtitles: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish


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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello
  • Performers: Cesare Catani; Placido Domingo; Barbara Frittoli; Leo Nucci; Rossana Rinaldi
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: Teatro alla Scala Chorus
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887
  • Studio/Live: Live