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Otello - 1 May 1974 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Charles Mackerras
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Montano
former Governor of Cyprus
Paul Hudson
Cassio
Captain under Otello
John Dobson
Iago
Ensign or Ancient under Otello
Piero Cappuccilli
Roderigo
a Venetian gentleman
Adrian de Peyer
Otello
Moor of Venice, Governor of Cyprus
Carlo Cossutta
Desdemona
his bride
Kiri Te Kanawa
Emilia
her companion and Iago's wife
Elizabeth Bainbridge
A Herald David Clyde
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
Children from Burlington Grammar School for Girls
Children from Sussex House School
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 1 May 1974 (in Royal Opera House Collections)