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Otello - 5 May 1971 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Aldo Ceccato
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Montano
former Governor of Cyprus
George Macpherson
Cassio
Captain under Otello
David Hughes
Iago
Ensign or Ancient under Otello
Peter Glossop
Roderigo
a Venetian gentleman
John Dobson
Otello
Moor of Venice, Governor of Cyprus
James McCracken
Desdemona
his bride
Gwyneth Jones
Emilia
her companion and Iago's wife
Elizabeth Bainbridge
A Herald Glynne Thomas
Lodovico
Ambassador of Venice
Gwynne Howell
Soldiers, Sailors, Fishermen, Cypriot men and women, Inn servants, Venetian Ambassadors, Dignitaries of the Venetian Republic, Ladies and Gentlemen The Royal Opera Chorus
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children from Tollington Park School
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: Performance dedicated to Sir John Barbirolli (1899-1970), who was to have conducted 'Otello'.
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 5 May 1971 (in Royal Opera House Collections)