Otello

Opera: Work details

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Music title: Otello (1887)
Librettist: Arrigo Boito
Work definition: Dramma lirico in four acts
After: After the play 'Othello, or The Moor of Venice' by William Shakespeare
Language: Italian
World premiere: 5 February 1887, Teatro alla Scala, Milan
ROH premiere: 15 July 1891, Royal Italian Opera
ROH company premiere: 17 October 1955, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Otello (1955) Covent Garden Opera Company (36 performances online)
Otello (1987) The Royal Opera (49 performances online)
Otello (2001) The Kirov Opera (2 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
30 June 1970 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
17 July 1974 Evening 8.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
30 May 1977 Evening 8.15pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
28 June 1988 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
6 July 1988 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 July 2000 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 July 2000 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London