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Otello - 19 February 1980 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Carlos Kleiber
Chorus Master John Barker
Leader John Brown
Cast
Montano
former Governor of Cyprus
Paul Hudson
Cassio
Captain under Otello
Robin Leggate
Iago
Ensign or Ancient under Otello
Silvano Carroli
Roderigo
a Venetian gentleman
John Dobson
Otello
Moor of Venice, General of the Venetian Forces in Cyprus
Plácido Domingo
Desdemona
his wife
Margaret Price
Emilia
Desdemona's companion and Iago's wife
Claire Powell
A Herald Roderick Kennedy
Lodovico
Ambassador of Venice
Robert Lloyd
Soldiers, Sailors, Fishermen, Cypriots, Inn Servants, Venetian Ambassadors, Dignitaries of the Venetian Republic, Ladies and Gentlemen The Royal Opera Chorus
Children from St Clement Danes School (London)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.04-7.35pm, Act II: 8.05-8.39pm, Act III: 9.06-9.42pm, Act IV: 10.03-10.34pm
Radio - future relay: Capital Radio; 9 March 1980
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 19 February 1980 (in Royal Opera House Collections)