Otello Digital Programme
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Listen: musical highlight
Explore Desdemona's incredibly moving Willow Song and Ave Maria
From Othello to Otello
How Verdi and librettist Arrigo Boito adapted Shakespeare’s play for the operatic stage
Watch: exclusive film – Act I
Jonas Kaufmann and Antonio Pappano discuss and rehearse music from Act I of Otello
Watch: exclusive film – Act III
Jonas Kaufmann and Antonio Pappano discuss and rehearse music from Act III of Otello
Breaking down the barriers
While Otello contains some of the formal numbers typical of 19th-century Italian opera, Verdi aimed for dramatic realism
Watch: Otello insight
Tenor Jonas Kaufmann and conductor Antonio Pappano explore Keith Warner's new production of Verdi's Otello
Watch: Adapting Shakespeare – Insight Event
Panel discussion with Keith Warner, Jonathan Bate, Nicholas Hytner and Joby Talbot.