St Petersburg, Mariinsky II

Otello


opera by Giuseppe Verdi

Performed in Italian (the performance will have synchronised Russian and English supertitles)

Performers

Conductor:

Valery Gergiev

Otello: Arsen Sogomonyan
Desdemona: Hibla Gerzmava
Iago: Vladislav Sulimsky
Cassio: Roman Shirokikh
Lodovico: Yevgeny Nikitin
Emilia: Darya Ryabokon

Credits

Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito, after William Shakespeare´s tragedy Othello, or The Moor of Venice

Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Stage Director: Mikhail Smirnov
Set and Costume Designer: Wolf Münzner
Lighting Designer: Anton Nikolaev
Video designer: Vadim Dulenko
Principal Chorus Master: Konstantin Rylov
Musical Preparation: Alla Brosterman
Italian Language Coach: Maria Nikitina


World premiere: 5 February 1887, Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 26 November 1887 (performed in Russian, translated by Nikolai Spassky)
Premiere of the new revision of the 1996 production: 3 December 2022

Running time 2 hours 55 minutes
The performance has one interval

Age category 12+

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