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Otello, 21 August 2001

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Arrigo Boito

Conductor: Richard Farnes

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Montano: Gwynne Howell

Cassio: Kurt Streit

Iago: Anthony Michaels-Moore

Roderigo: Peter Auty

Otello: David Rendall

Desdemona: Susan Chilcott

Emilia: Jean Rigby

A Herald: Richard Mosley-Evans

Lodovico: Michael Druiett

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: Mark Henderson

Choreographer: Lynne Hockney

Fight Arranger: Nicholas Hall

Assistant Director: Stephen Barlow

Chorus Master: Tecwyn Evans