The Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s “Otello” (DVD/Blu-ray)

Artist: The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Label: Sony Classical

Tony Award®-winning director Bartlett Sher probes the Moor s dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast: new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desdemona, Otello s innocent wife and victim; tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; and baritone Zeljko Lucic plays the evil Iago, who masteminds Otello s demise. Both the Blu-ray and DVD include bonus material featuring an interview with Zeljko Lucic and Aleksandrs Antonenko, rehearsal footage, interview with Bartlett Scher and an interview with Sonya Yoncheva.

Genre: Vocal/Opera